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Mares Family History

Mares Name Meaning
Catalan (Marès, also Marés): topographic name from Catalan marès ‘by the sea’.English (of Norman origin): topographic name from Old French marais ‘marsh’ (Norman and Picard marese), or a habitational name from (Le) Marais in Calvados, Normandy.Dutch: metronymic from the personal name Marie.Czech and Slovak (Mareš): from a derivative of the personal names Marek or Martin.

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

182,090 Historical Documents with Mares on Ancestry.com
110,556 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,790 Military Records
5,511 Immigration Records
24,517 Census and Voter Lists
37,716 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mares Families

  • Number of Mares families
     41 - 79
     14 - 40
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mares families
     31 - 60
     11 - 30
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mares families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mares Family Origin

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Mares Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Mares

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Mares Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Mares Civil War Service Records

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