Male Name Meaning

English: nickname for a virile man, from Middle English male ‘masculine’ (Old French masle, madle, Latin masculus). Belgian (van Male): habitational name from any of a number of places in Flanders named Male.

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


Similar surnames: Vale, Sale, Mole, Gale, Mule, Dale, Hale, Maple, Mare, Wale

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Male Family Origin

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Male Family Occupations

What did your Male ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Male. A less common occupation for the Male family was Coal Miner. The most common Male occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Male's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Male Historical Records

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Male Life Expectancy

What is the average Male lifespan?

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Male life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Male in 1952 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Male

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