Mais Name Meaning

German (Maiss): topographic name from Middle High German meiz ‘cleared land’. Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Thomas.

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


Similar surnames: Mass, Lais, Meis, Rais, Mas, Main, Mars, Manis, Mar, Mis

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Mais Family Origin

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Mais Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter Out Of Employ

    10%
  • Clerk Railway

    10%
  • Dressmaker

    10%
  • Grocer

    10%

In 1881, Carpenter Out Of Employ, Clerk Railway and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mais. A less common occupation for the Mais family was Grocer. The most common Mais occupation in the UK was Carpenter Out Of Employ. 10% of Mais's were Carpenter Out Of Employs.

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Mais Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, Mais life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mais in 1960 was 28, and 74 in 2004.

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