Mais Family History

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Mais Name Meaning

German (Maiss): topographic name from Middle High German meiz ‘cleared land’. Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Thomas.

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


Similar surnames: Mass, Lais, Meis, Rais, Mas, Main, Mars, Manis, Mar, Mis

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Mais Family Origin

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Mais Family Occupations

What did your Mais ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mais. 42% of Mais men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Mais women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mais were Bookkeeper and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    42%
  • Labourer
    17%
  • Allendanse Office
    4%
  • Bookkeeper
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
    34%
  • Farmer
    34%
  • Housekeeper
    34%

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

Mais Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Mais. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mais 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mais. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Mais. For the veterans among your Mais ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mais Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Mais life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mais in 1960 was 28, and 74 in 2004.

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