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Marsh Family History

Marsh Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived by or in a marsh or fen, Middle English mershe (Old English mersc), or a habitational name from any of various minor places named with this word, for example in Shropshire and Sussex.

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

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1,037,088 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
87,221 Military Records
51,352 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Marsh Families

  • Number of Marsh families
     462 - 922
     155 - 461
     1 - 154
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Marsh families
     2,159 - 4,315
     720 - 2,158
     1 - 719
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Marsh families
     20 - 38
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Marsh Family Origin

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Marsh Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Marsh

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Marsh Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Marsh census records

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Marsh Civil War Service Records

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