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Mares Name Meaning

Catalan (Marès, also Marés): topographic name from Catalan marès ‘by the sea’. English (of Norman origin): topographic name from Old French marais ‘marsh’ (Norman and Picard marese), or a habitational name from (Le) Marais in Calvados, Normandy. Dutch: metronymic from the personal name Marie. Czech and Slovak (Mareš): from a derivative of the personal names Marek or Martin.

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

Similar surnames: Mars, Maras, Mare, Bares, Marek, Maris, Maren, Mates, Manes, Kares

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Mares Family Origin

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Mares Family Occupations

What did your Mares ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mares. 28% of Mares men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Mares women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mares were Salesman and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Machinist
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mares Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Mares. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mares census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Mares. 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 Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Mares. For the veterans among your Mares ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mares Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mares life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mares in 1940 was 39, and 64 in 2004.

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