Madej Family History

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Madej Name Meaning

Polish: from a short form of the personal name Amadej or Amadeusz (from medieval Latin Amadeus, from amare ‘to love’ + Deus ‘God’), or from a variant of Matej (see Matthew).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Mades, Mateja, Maze, Masek, Marek, Matey, Sadek, Dade, Mander, Magel

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Madej Family Origin

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Madej Family Occupations

What did your Madej ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Madej. 21% of Madej men worked as a Laborer and 5% of Madej women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Madej were Helper and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • New Worker
  • Farmer
  • Helper

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Laborer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Madej Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Madej. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Madej census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Madej. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 626 military records available for the last name Madej. For the veterans among your Madej ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Madej Life Expectancy

What is the average Madej lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Madej life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Madej in 1949 was 33, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Madej

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Madej ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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