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Marak Family History

Marak Name Meaning

from a pet form of the personal names Martin or Marek. (Marák): name for a man who was the son or husband of a woman called Márí, a pet form of Marie (see Maria).

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


Similar surnames: Maras, Manak, Barak, Mara, Marik, Marek, Mark, Marck, Macak, Marko

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Where is the Marak family from?

You can see how Marak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marak family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Marak families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 37 Marak families living in Texas. This was about 47% of all the recorded Marak's in the USA. Texas had the highest population of Marak families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Marak surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Marak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Marak. 39% of Marak men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Marak women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marak were Truck Driver and Nurse.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farming
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Operator
    10%
  • Nurse
    10%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Marak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marak census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 606 immigration records available for the last name Marak. 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 Cards

There are 404 military records available for the last name Marak. For the veterans among your Marak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marak lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Marak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Marak in 1962 was 69, and 81 in 2004.

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