Macht Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name formed with macht ‘might’, ‘power’ as the first element. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name or nickname from German Macht ‘power’.

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


Similar surnames: Nacht, Mach, Dachs, Macho, Hecht, Recht, Machi, Licht, Sachs, Masch

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Macht Family Origin

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Macht Family Occupations

What did your Macht ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Machinist

    13%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Macht. A less common occupation for the Macht family was Machinist. The most common Macht occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Macht's were Farmers.

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Macht Historical Records

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Macht Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Macht life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Macht in 1953 was 70, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Macht

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