Maertens Family History

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Maertens Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Maerten, a variant of Martin. Americanized spelling of German Märtens, a variant of Martens.

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


Similar surnames: Mertens, Martens, Mertins, Merten, Marte, Martins, Marten, Mertes

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Maertens Family Origin

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Maertens Family Occupations

What did your Maertens ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Maertens occupation in the USA was Baker & Confectioner. 33% of Maertens's were Baker & Confectioners. Baker & Confectioner and Cigar Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Maertens. A less common occupation for the Maertens family was Lager Beir Saloon.

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  • Baker & Confectioner

    33%
  • Cigar Maker

    33%
  • Lager Beir Saloon

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Maertens ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Maertens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Maertens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maertens census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Maertens

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Maertens. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Maertens. For the veterans among your Maertens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maertens Life Expectancy

What is the average Maertens lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Maertens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Maertens in 1963 was 71, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maertens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maertens ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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