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Madera Name Meaning

Spanish and Asturian-Leonese: from madera ‘wood’, ‘timber’ (from Late Latin materia), probably applied as a topographic name or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example La Madera in Asturies. Czech (Madera): ethnic name from an old word for a Hungarian (see Magyar).

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


Similar surnames: Macera, Madeira, Mander, Madero, Mader, Manera, Madara, Madaras

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Madera Family Origin

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Madera Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Miner

    9%
  • Stone Mason

    9%

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In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Madera. A less common occupation for the Madera family was Stone Mason. The most common Madera occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Madera's were Laborers.

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Madera Historical Records

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Madera Life Expectancy

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