Maya Name Meaning

Spanish (from Basque): habitational name from Maya del Baztán in Navarre province, from Basque Amaiur. Catalan: variant spelling of Maià, habitational name from Maià de Montcal and other places (see Maia)

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


Similar surnames: Maia, Moya, May, Mata, Amaya, Raya, Mars, Noya, Maza, Caya

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Maya Family Origin

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Maya Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labourer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Maya occupation in the UK was Farm Labourer. 100% of Maya's were Farm Labourers.

Source: Census data for Maya | Data not to scale

Maya Historical Records

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Maya Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Maya life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Maya in 1953 was 50, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maya

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