Maxey Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Northamptonshire, so named from the genitive case of the northern English personal name Mack + Old English eg ‘island’, ‘low-lying land’. Irish: variant of Mackesy, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Macasa ‘descendant of Macus’, a personal name which is probably a form of Magnus.

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


Similar surnames: Matey, Mabey, Manley, Maney, Massey, Saxby, Macey, Mares, Maley, Axel

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Maxey Family Origin

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Maxey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Maxey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Maxey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Maxey family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maxey.

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Maxey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Maxey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Maxey in 1945 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maxey

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