Macho Family History

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Macho Name Meaning

Spanish: nickname from macho ‘mule’, applied either to denote an idiot or alternatively a virile, strong man (Latin masculus). Spanish: possibly a nickname for a forceful person or a metonymic occupational name for a smith, from macho ‘sledgehammer’ (Latin marculus ‘hammer’). Hungarian (Macsó): from the old secular personal name Macsó. The spelling is either Americanized, or an archaic form. In 15th- and 16th-century documents the family name is recorded in the form Macho, in which form the name is also found in Slovakia.

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

Similar surnames: Mach, Macha, Mato, Manko, Machon, Macht, Macek, Mazzo, Mauro, Marko

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Macho Family Origin

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Macho Family Occupations

What did your Macho ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Macho. 23% of Macho men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Macho women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Macho were Operator and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Machinist
  • Operator

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Housewife
  • Winder
  • Cook

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

Macho Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Macho. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Macho 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 990 immigration records available for the last name Macho. 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 541 military records available for the last name Macho. For the veterans among your Macho ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Macho Life Expectancy

What is the average Macho lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Macho life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Macho in 1955 was 35, and 86 in 2004.

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