Mace Family History

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Mace Name Meaning

English: from a medieval personal name, a survival of Old English Mæssa, which came to be taken as a pet form of Matthew. English: possibly a metonymic occupational name for a mace-bearer, from Old French masse ‘mace’. English: habitational name from Macé in Orne, France. French (Macé): variant of Massey; also a vernacular form of the personal name Mathieu (see Matthew).

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

Similar surnames: Maze, Mate, Mack, Pace, Ace, Mule, Mach, Lace, Mabe, Macek

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Mace Family Origin

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Mace Family Occupations

What did your Mace ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mace. 10% of Mace men worked as a General Labourer and 71% of Mace women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mace were Carpenter and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Gardener
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mace Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 111,000 census records available for the last name Mace. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mace census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Mace. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 15,000 military records available for the last name Mace. For the veterans among your Mace ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mace Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mace life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mace in 1940 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

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