Maitre Family History

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Maitre Name Meaning

French (Maître): occupational name for one who was the head of a craft or trade guild, from Old French maistre ‘master’ (Latin magister).

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

Similar surnames: Maire, Lemaitre, Mire, Pitre, Mastro, Mauthe, Maestre, Maine, Mate

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Maitre Family Origin

Where is the Maitre family from?

Maitre Family Occupations

What did your Maitre ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Maitre occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 50% of Maitre's were Annuitants. Annuitant and Cook Domestic Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Maitre.

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  • Annuitant

  • Cook Domestic Servant


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

Maitre Historical Records

What Maitre family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Maitre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maitre census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Maitre. 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.

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Draft Card

There are 914 military records available for the last name Maitre. For the veterans among your Maitre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maitre Life Expectancy

What is the average Maitre lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Maitre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Maitre in 1960 was 57, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maitre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maitre ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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