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Marcil Family History

Marcil Name Meaning

French: from the personal name, a vernacular form of Latin Marcilius.

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


Similar surnames: Marcin, Marcia, Marcel, Marcial, Martel, Marvel, Marie, Martie, March

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Where is the Marcil family from?

You can see how Marcil families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marcil family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Marcil families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1920 there were 28 Marcil families living in Massachusetts. This was about 38% of all the recorded Marcil's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Marcil families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Marcil surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Marcil ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Marcil. 22% of Marcil men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Marcil women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marcil were Helper and 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
    22%
  • Machinist
    14%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Helper
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    19%
  • Seamstress
    19%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Machine Operator
    13%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Marcil. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marcil 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 986 immigration records available for the last name Marcil. 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 761 military records available for the last name Marcil. For the veterans among your Marcil ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marcil lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Marcil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Marcil in 1957 was 40, and 69 in 2004.

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