Mize Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly an Americanized form of Dutch Meis or German Meise.

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


Similar surnames: Maze, Tice, Dize, Mike, Kizer, Hire, Ike, Mick, Wiza, Maize

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Mize Family Origin

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Mize Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Mize occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Mize's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mize family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mize.

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Mize Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Mize life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Mize in 1947 was 54, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mize

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