Mae Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘front’ or ‘before’; not common in Japan. Some occurrences in America could be shortened versions of longer names beginning with this element. Hawaiian: unexplained. English: variant of May.

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


Similar surnames: Mase, May, Ma, Mai, Man, Maye, Maes, Mac, Maze, Mace

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Mae Family Origin

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Mae Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    29%
  • Bricksetters Labourer (Artr)

    14%
  • Clerk

    14%
  • Domestic Servant

    14%

In 1881, the most common Mae occupation in the UK was Labourer. 29% of Mae's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Mae family was Domestic Servant. Labourer, Bricksetters Labourer (Artr) and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mae.

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Mae Historical Records

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Mae Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2002, Mae life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mae in 1962 was 71, and 68 in 2002.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mae

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