Maya Family History

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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

What did your Maya ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farm Labourer


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

Maya Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Maya. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maya 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Maya. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Maya. For the veterans among your Maya ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maya Life Expectancy

What is the average Maya lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maya ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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