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Marcus Family History

Marcus Name Meaning
German, Dutch, French, Swedish, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Latin personal name Marcus (see Mark 1).

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

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116,979 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
13,628 Military Records
22,426 Immigration Records
73,922 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Marcus Families

  • Number of Marcus families
     379 - 756
     127 - 378
     1 - 126
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Marcus families
     58 - 114
     20 - 57
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Marcus families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Marcus Family Origin

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Marcus Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Marcus

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Marcus Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Marcus Civil War Service Records

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