Makos Family History

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Makos Name Meaning

Greek: origin uncertain. Possibly from Slavic mak ‘poppy’, or the Albanian personal name Maqo. Polish (Makos) and Hungarian (Mákos): from mak ‘poppy’, occupational name for someone who grew poppies, or nickname meaning ‘poppy’. Polish (Makosz) and Hungarian (Mákos): from the personal name Makary (Polish), Makár (Hungarian), vernacular forms of the Greek personal name Makarios ‘blessed’.

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

Similar surnames: Mak, Mikos, Kakos, Mako, Markos, Bakos, Kos, Baros, Maras, Rokos

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Makos Family Origin

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Makos Family Occupations

What did your Makos ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Makos. 34% of Makos men worked as a Laborer and 38% of Makos women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Makos were Waiter and Proprietor

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmhand
  • Cook
  • Waiter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • New Worker
  • Proprietor

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

Makos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 973 census records available for the last name Makos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Makos 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 506 immigration records available for the last name Makos. 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 371 military records available for the last name Makos. For the veterans among your Makos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Makos Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Makos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Makos in 1957 was 43, and 67 in 2004.

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