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Maze Name Meaning

English (Kent and London): variant of Mays . Irish (Ulster): of uncertain origin. When it is not the English name in 1 above it may be a variant of Maye . Breton (Mazé; Finistère): from the personal name Mazé a shortened form of Mazéo Breton form of Matthew . French (Mazé): habitational name from a place in Maine-et-Loire named in Latin as Masiacum ‘estate of Masius’ from the personal name Masius + the locative suffix -acum. French (Mazé): from a shortened pet form of the personal name Thomas . French: topographic name from the feminine form of mas ‘farmhouse house in the country’ (see Mas ) or a habitational name from a place called La Maze (Ardèche) or Les Maze (Hérault) named with the same word.7: Slovenian: probably from a shortened vernacular short form of the personal name Tomaž (see Thomas ). Alternatively perhaps a nickname from a derivative of mazati ‘to grease’ also ‘to dirty’.8: Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): acronymic surname from the Hebrew expression mi zera Aharon ha-Cohen ‘of the seed of Aaron the priest’ a designation of a Jew descending according to the tradition from the Biblical Aaron the brother of Moses (compare Cohen ).

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

Similar surnames: Mate, Mace, Mare, Mars, Mabe, Mak, Maza, Mazo, Male, Maren

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You can see how Maze families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maze family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Maze families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 9 Maze families living in Manitoba. This was about 45% of all the recorded Maze's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Maze families in 1911.
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In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Maze. 67% of Maze men worked as a Farmer. .

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Maze life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Maze in 1941 was 50, and 68 in 2004.

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