Maza Name Meaning

Spanish: metonymic occupational name for someone who had a mace as a symbol of office or who carried one in ceremonial possessions, from Spanish maza ‘mace’ (Late Latin mattea, probably of Germanic origin). In some cases it may have been used as a metonymic occupational name for a soldier who used a mace in its original function as a weapon. Polish: nickname derived from mazac ‘to smear’, ‘sully’, ‘rub out’. The exact meaning of the nickname is unclear. Compare Maziarz.

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


Similar surnames: Mazo, Mazza, Maze, Buza, Mazar, Maka, Daza, Maia, Kara, Mata

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Maza Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Maza occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Maza's were Farmers.

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Between 1946 and 2004, Maza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Maza in 1946 was 57, and 71 in 2004.

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