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Marr Family History

Marr Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from Mar in Aberdeenshire, the etymology of which is uncertain, possibly Old Norse marr, a rare word generally denoting the sea, but perhaps also a marsh or fen, as reflected in modern dialect forms.English: habitational name from Marr in West Yorkshire, whose name is likewise of uncertain origin; possibly the same as 1.German: from the Germanic personal name Marro.

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

536,251 Historical Documents with Marr on Ancestry.com
123,281 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
16,104 Military Records
17,968 Immigration Records
109,579 Census and Voter Lists
269,319 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Marr Families

  • Number of Marr families
     67 - 132
     23 - 66
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Marr families
     182 - 362
     61 - 181
     1 - 60
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Marr families
     242 - 481
     81 - 241
     1 - 80
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Marr census records

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Marr Family Origin

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Marr Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Marr

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Marr Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Marr census records

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Marr Civil War Service Records

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