Maves Family History

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Maves Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Mewes, a pet form of the personal name Bartholomäus (see Bartholomew).

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

Similar surnames: Daves, Manes, Mates, Mewes, Mages, Mades, Eavey, Vales, Mees, Mapes

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Maves Family Origin

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Maves Family Occupations

What did your Maves ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cowman (working For Sister In L and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Maves. 13% of Maves men worked as a Cowman (working For Sister In L and 45% of Maves women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maves were Manager Of Farm (working For Mo and School Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cowman (working For Sister In L
  • Instrument Adjuster G P O
  • Lner Motor Driver
  • Manager Of Farm (working For Mo

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Agriculture Farmer
  • Matron Mental Hospital (state Registered Nurse)
  • School Teacher

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

Maves Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Maves. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maves 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 419 immigration records available for the last name Maves. 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 824 military records available for the last name Maves. For the veterans among your Maves ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maves Life Expectancy

What is the average Maves lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Maves life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Maves in 1952 was 29, and 80 in 2004.

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