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Marron Family History

Marron Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mearáin ‘descendant of Mearán’, a personal name from a diminutive of mear ‘lively’. This is a Monaghan name. Compare Merry.Spanish (Marrón): derivative of French marron ‘chestnut’, which now means ‘brown’.French: diminutive of Marre, a nickname from Old French marre ‘ram’ (Occitan Marro).

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

87,812 Historical Documents with Marron on Ancestry.com
35,317 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,214 Military Records
5,343 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Marron Families

  • Number of Marron families
     54 - 105
     19 - 53
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Marron families
     35 - 68
     12 - 34
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Marron families
     21 - 39
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Marron Family Origin

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Marron Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Marron

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Marron Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Marron Civil War Service Records

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