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Marco Family History

Marco Name Meaning

Spanish and Italian: from the personal name Marco from Latin Marcus (see Mark ). Catalan (Marcó): from the personal name Marc Latin Marcus (see Mark ). Americanized form of Polish Slovak Ukrainian Slovenian Croatian Albanian and probably also Rusyn Marko and of the Hungarian cognate Markó. American shortened (and altered) form of Greek Marcos (or of its variant Markos ) or of any of various derivatives of this personal name e.g. Marcopoulos (see Markopoulos ). Compare Marko . Altered form of French Marcoux .

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


Similar surnames: Mario, Marzo, March, Maro, Margo, Marko, Marc, Marcon, Arco, Marck

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Where is the Marco family from?

You can see how Marco families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marco family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Marco families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Marco family living in South Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Marco's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Marco families in 1840.
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What did your Marco ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Marco. 20% of Marco men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Marco women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marco were Clerk and Clerk. .

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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
    20%
  • New Worker
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    11%
  • Operator
    7%
  • Stenographer
    7%
  • Clerk
    5%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Marco. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Marco. For the veterans among your Marco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marco lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Marco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Marco in 1942 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

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