Maize Name Meaning

Respelling of English Mayze, a patronymic or variant form of May.

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


Similar surnames: Maze, Maine, Maike, Marte, Maye, Saile, Baile, Mazzei, Maire, Gaige

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Maize Family Origin

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Maize Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    22%
  • Boot Finisher

    11%
  • Brass Founder

    11%
  • Coal Miner

    11%

In 1881, the most common Maize occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 22% of Maize's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Boot Finisher and Brass Founder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maize. A less common occupation for the Maize family was Coal Miner.

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Maize Historical Records

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Maize Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Maize life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Maize in 1955 was 50, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maize

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