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Marcelle Name Meaning

Walloon and northern French: habitational name from Marcelle the name of several places in Wallonia (Belgium). French: from the feminine form of the personal name Marcel . From the 8th century the personal name was popularized in Provence in particular by the cult of St. Marcelle who according to a popular myth was the servant of Martha of Bethany and traveled with her to Gaul.

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


Similar surnames: Marcell, Marcella, Martelle, Marcello, Marcel, Michelle, Marnell

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Where is the Marcelle family from?

You can see how Marcelle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marcelle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Marcelle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Marcelle family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Marcelle's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Marcelle families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Marcelle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Marcelle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Marcelle. 39% of Marcelle men worked as a Laborer and 29% of Marcelle women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marcelle were New Worker and Housework. .

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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

  • Laborer
    39%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • New Worker
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    29%
  • Operator
    15%
  • Secretary
    15%
  • Housework
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Marcelle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marcelle 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 510 immigration records available for the last name Marcelle. 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 285 military records available for the last name Marcelle. For the veterans among your Marcelle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marcelle lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Marcelle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Marcelle in 1957 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

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