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Marcial Family History

Marcial Name Meaning

Spanish, Portuguese, and Galician: from the personal name Marcial, Latin Martialis ‘martial’, literally ‘of or pertaining to Mars’ (the god of war).

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


Similar surnames: Marcia, Marcil, Garcia, Maria, Maciel, Macias, Marciel, Marcel

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Where is the Marcial family from?

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

What did your Marcial ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Marcial. 43% of Marcial men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Marcial women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marcial were Chrome Plater and 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

  • Farmer
    43%
  • Laborer
    43%
  • Chrome Plater
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    50%
  • Operator
    50%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Marcial. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marcial 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Marcial. 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 314 military records available for the last name Marcial. For the veterans among your Marcial ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marcial lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Marcial life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Marcial in 1952 was 27, and 58 in 2004.

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