Marchbanks Family History

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Marchbanks Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of the surname Marjoribanks, which according to Black was adopted by a family previously known as Johnston, when, in the early 16th century, they acquired the lands of Ratho-Marjoribankis in Renfrewshire. This estate was so called from having been bestowed on Robert the Bruce’s daughter Marjorie (see Margeson) on her marriage in 1316 to Walter the High Steward.

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

Similar surnames: Marchbank, Fairbanks, Arbanas, Marshak, Mccants, Marchant, Marchiano

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Marchbanks Family Origin

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Marchbanks Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Marchbanks family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marchbanks. The most common Marchbanks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Marchbanks's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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Marchbanks Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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

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Marchbanks Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Marchbanks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Marchbanks in 1954 was 27, and 85 in 2004.

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