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Origins of the Mawe surname

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About the Mawes

We have a total number of 924 records for people with the last name Mawe.

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Where do most Mawes live?

In 1921, most Mawes lived in Yorkshire.


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Interesting facts about Mawes

How common is your surname?

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We have 822 records for the Mawe surname. The oldest one dates back to 1558.

Who were Mawes most likely to marry?

Arndts

&

Fosters

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Mawes.

What are the most common Mawe first names?

  • Thomas
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Mawe family members

Common jobs for Mawes

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Mawes in 1921
House Servant

4

Domestic Servant

3

Living On Own Means

3

Artist

2

Attorneys Clerk

2

Common Male occupations for Mawes in 1921
Dog Trainer

5

Cab Driver

4

Letter Carrier

4

Carpenter

3

Rullyman

3

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