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Maimon Family History

Maimon Name Meaning

Jewish (Sephardic and Ashkenazic): from the male personal name Maymon, derived from Arabic maymun ‘luck’, ‘good fortune’. Ashkenazic Jews started to use this personal name due to the fame of the medieval Sephardic religious scholar Moses ben Maimon (Maimonides).

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


Similar surnames: Maiman, Maimone, Salmon, Main, Malson, Mapson, Marron, Marton, Marmor

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Where is the Maimon family from?

You can see how Maimon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maimon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Maimon families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 18 Maimon families living in Ontario. This was about 46% of all the recorded Maimon's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Maimon families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Maimon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Maimon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Maimon. 30% of Maimon men worked as a Salesman and 50% of Maimon women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maimon were Truck Driver and Sales Lady. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    30%
  • Proprietor
    30%
  • Traveling Salesman
    20%
  • Truck Driver
    20%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    50%
  • Sales Lady
    50%
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Census Records

There are 548 census records available for the last name Maimon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maimon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 285 immigration records available for the last name Maimon. 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 Cards

There are 65 military records available for the last name Maimon. For the veterans among your Maimon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maimon lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Maimon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Maimon in 1965 was 67, and 95 in 2004.

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