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Marchetta Name Meaning

Italian (southern):: from the feminine form of Marchetto (see Marchetti ). from a diminutive of marca ‘boundary’ ‘territory district’ hence a status name denoting someone owning or associated with a piece of land.

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


Similar surnames: Marchetti, Marchitto, Marietta, Manetta, Marcella, Marchewka

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Where is the Marchetta family from?

You can see how Marchetta families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marchetta family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Marchetta families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 11 Marchetta families living in New Jersey. This was about 23% of all the recorded Marchetta's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Marchetta families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Marchetta surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Marchetta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Marchetta. 32% of Marchetta men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Marchetta women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marchetta were Clerk and Power Machine Operator. .

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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
    32%
  • Barber
    28%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Clerk
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    50%
  • Power Machine Operator
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Marchetta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marchetta 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 988 immigration records available for the last name Marchetta. 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 254 military records available for the last name Marchetta. For the veterans among your Marchetta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marchetta lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Marchetta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Marchetta in 1952 was 43, and 81 in 2004.

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