Maker Family History

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Maker Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for someone who made or repaired things, from an agent derivative of Dutch maken ‘to make or mend’.

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


Similar surnames: Baker, Marker, Maser, Saker, Mader, Mager, Raker, Laker, Aker, Mahler

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Maker Family Origin

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Maker Family Occupations

What did your Maker ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Maker. 16% of Maker men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Maker women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maker were Cultivateur and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Labourer
    6%
  • Cultivateur
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Tailoress
    7%
  • Teacher
    7%

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

Maker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 97,000 census records available for the last name Maker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maker 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Maker. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Maker. For the veterans among your Maker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maker Life Expectancy

What is the average Maker lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Maker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Maker in 1947 was 26, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maker 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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