History of your Surname
Get access to Maiman family records.Start a 14-Day Free Trial

Maiman Family History

Maiman Surname Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): Yiddishized form of the Sephardic name Maimon .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Maimon, Faiman, Naiman, Siman, Melman, Kaman, Waxman, Barman, Mailman

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Maiman family from?

You can see how Maiman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maiman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Maiman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Maiman families living in Yorkshire. This was about 33% of all the recorded Maiman's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Maiman families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Maiman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Maiman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Maiman. 28% of Maiman men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Maiman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maiman were Farmer and Housekeeper. .

View Census Data for Maiman | Data not to scale

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

United States shown, England data unavailable

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Manager
  • Lawyer
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • New Worker
  • Housekeeper
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Maiman family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 812 census records available for the last name Maiman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maiman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search UK census records for Maiman

Passenger Lists

There are 373 immigration records available for the last name Maiman. 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.

View all Maiman immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 244 military records available for the last name Maiman. For the veterans among your Maiman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Maiman military records

You've only scratched the surface of Maiman family history

Discover More

What is the average Maiman lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Maiman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Maiman in 1964 was 71, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maiman

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Maiman family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Maiman last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial