Macedo Family History

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Macedo Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from Macedo, a village in Lugo province, Galicia. Portuguese: topographic name from macedo ‘apple grove’, a derivative of maça ‘apple’.

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

Similar surnames: Macera, Acebo, Machado, Canedo, Acedo, Saucedo, Laredo, Salcedo

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Macedo Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Macedo name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Macedo. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Portugal


  • England & Wales


  • Spain


  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Macedo Family Origin

Where is the Macedo family from?

Macedo Family Occupations

What did your Macedo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Clerk In Store and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Macedo. The most common Macedo occupation in the USA was Clerk In Store. 50% of Macedo's were Clerk In Stores.

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  • Clerk In Store

  • Laborer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Macedo ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Macedo Historical Records

What Macedo family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Macedo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Macedo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Macedo

Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Macedo. 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 981 military records available for the last name Macedo. For the veterans among your Macedo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Macedo Life Expectancy

What is the average Macedo lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Macedo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Macedo in 1954 was 59, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Macedo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Macedo ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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