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Maynor Name Meaning

English: variant of Mayner .

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

Similar surnames: Mainer, Rayner, Major, Gaynor, Mayor, Maino, Manor, Marner, Manno

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Where is the Maynor family from?

You can see how Maynor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maynor family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Maynor families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 7 Maynor families living in Manitoba. This was about 70% of all the recorded Maynor's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Maynor families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Maynor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Maynor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Maynor. 28% of Maynor men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Maynor women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maynor were Farm Laborer and 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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Farmer
  • Cook
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Maynor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maynor 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 326 immigration records available for the last name Maynor. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Maynor. For the veterans among your Maynor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maynor lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Maynor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Maynor in 1945 was 34, and 70 in 2004.

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