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Maxin Name Meaning

English: variant of Maxim .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Maxon, Magin, Marin, Maxie, Cain, Gain, Main, Mylin, Meakin, Malin

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Where is the Maxin family from?

You can see how Maxin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maxin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Maxin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Maxin family living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Maxin's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Maxin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Maxin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Maxin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Maxin. 60% of Maxin men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Maxin women worked as a Maid. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Janitor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Maxin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maxin 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 488 immigration records available for the last name Maxin. 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 518 military records available for the last name Maxin. For the veterans among your Maxin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maxin lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Maxin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Maxin in 1962 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

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