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Mara Family History

Mara Name Meaning
Irish: shortened form of O’Mara.Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal names Márkus (Hungarian form of Marcus) or Márton (Hungarian form of Martin), or from a short form of the old ecclesiastical name Marcel (see Marcel).Czech (Mára): from a pet form of the personal name Marek or Martin.

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

108,826 Historical Documents with Mara on Ancestry.com
41,036 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,467 Military Records
8,536 Immigration Records
32,108 Census and Voter Lists
21,679 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mara Families

  • Number of Mara families
     55 - 107
     19 - 54
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mara families
     57 - 112
     20 - 56
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mara families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mara Family Origin

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Mara Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mara

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Mara Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mara census records

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Mara Civil War Service Records

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