Maran Name Meaning

French and Romanian (Maran): topographic name from an adjective derived from Latin marinus ‘marine’, ‘maritime’. Alternatively, it is said by some authorities to be an altered form of the element maren(c), which occurs in the word cormoran ‘cormorant’, from Latin corvus marinus ‘sea raven’.

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

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Maran Family Origin

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Maran Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Coachman

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maran. A less common occupation for the Maran family was Coachman. The most common Maran occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Maran's were Farmers.

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Maran Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Maran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Maran in 1958 was 76, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maran

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