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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Made
See Mad (n.)
(imp. & p. p.) of Make.
adjective Made
Artificially produced; pieced together; formed by filling in; as, made ground; a made mast, in distinction from one consisting of a single spar.
  1. having the sheets and blankets set in order; -- of a bed; as, is the bed made?.
  2. successful or assured of success; as, a self- made man."Now I am a made man forever." [Christopher Marlowe]
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  1. Produced by a manufacturing process ("bought some made goods at the local store; rope and nails")
  2. (of a bed) having the sheets and blankets set in order ("a neatly made bed")
  3. Successful or assured of success ("now I am a made man forever")

From Middle English mathe, from Old English maþu, maþa (“maggot, worm, grub”), from Proto-Germanic *maþô (“maggot”), from Proto-Indo-European *mot-, *mat- (“worm, grub, caterpillar, moth”). Cognate with Scots mathe, maithe (“maggot”), Dutch made (“maggot”), German Made (“maggot”). More at maggot.

  1. (Britain dialectal or obsolete) A maggot or grub.

From Middle English made, makede, makode (preterite) and maad, mad, maked (past participle), from Old English macode (first and third person preterite) and macod, gemacode, ġemacod (past participle), from macian (“to make”). More at make.

    made was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Japanese, Kurdish, Latin, and Scots

    Notable Persons Named Made

    Made was born in 1949.


    Made Astawa is a soccer player for the Free agent, Deltras F.C., and Arema Cronus F.C. Made was born on May 3rd, 1981 in Denpasar.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Made

    Margareth Madè is a model, actor, and model (people). Margareth was born on June 22nd, 1982 in Paternò.


    Ida was born in 1915 in Ubud. He died in 1999.


    Joseph Mtakwese Made is a Minister of Agriculture of Zimbabwe and Ministry of Agriculture (Zimbabwe). Joseph is also known as Joseph Mtakwese Made.


    Sacco was born on April 4th, 1918. He died on December 21st, 1997.


    Simon was born in 1613 in Delft. He breathed his last breath on July 5th, 1652.


    Katib was born on January 23rd, 1942 in Jedi. He left this life on January 23rd, 2013.


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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Made U.S.
      White 17.23% 64.26%
      African American 4.49% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.87% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 74.16% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Made

    People with the last name Made are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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    Fun Facts about the name Made

    • How Popular is the name Made? As a last name Made was the 72,771st most popular name in 2010.
    • When was the first name Made first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Made is Wednesday, July 25th, 1888.
    • How unique is the name Made? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Made. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Made: Your name in reverse order is Edam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Maed. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Made? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 267 people with the last name Made.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Made? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Made as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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