Maheras Family History

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Maheras Name Meaning

Greek: occupational name for a knife maker, medieval Greek makheras, from an agent noun derivative of classical Greek makhaira ‘knife’.

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


Similar surnames: Maras, Matras, Mallas, Matters, Madaras, Faherty, Mapes, Manners

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Maheras Family Origin

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Maheras Family Occupations

What did your Maheras ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Maheras. 14% of Maheras men worked as a Proprietor and 34% of Maheras women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maheras were Blacksmith and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Proprietor
    14%
  • Foreman
    10%
  • Waiter
    10%
  • Blacksmith
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    34%
  • Finisher
    9%
  • Home Girl
    9%
  • Housewife
    9%

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

Maheras Historical Records

What Maheras family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 438 census records available for the last name Maheras. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maheras 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 393 immigration records available for the last name Maheras. 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 202 military records available for the last name Maheras. For the veterans among your Maheras ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maheras Life Expectancy

What is the average Maheras lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Maheras life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Maheras in 1958 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maheras

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maheras 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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