Maves Family History

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Maves Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Mewes, a pet form of the personal name Bartholomäus (see Bartholomew).

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

Similar surnames: Daves, Manes, Mates, Mewes, Mages, Mades, Eavey, Vales, Mees, Mapes

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Maves Family Origin

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Maves Family Occupations

What did your Maves ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Maves occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Maves's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Maves family was Saloon Keeper. Farmer, Farms and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maves.

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  • Farmer

  • Farms

  • Laborer

  • Saloon Keeper


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Maves ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Maves Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Maves. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maves 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 419 immigration records available for the last name Maves. 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 824 military records available for the last name Maves. For the veterans among your Maves ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maves Life Expectancy

What is the average Maves lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Maves life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Maves in 1952 was 29, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maves 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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