Margerum Family History

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Margerum Name Meaning

Altered spelling of English Marjoram, a Norfolk name, apparently from the name of the herb, Middle English majorane, mageram (via Old French from medieval Latin majorana, of obscure derivation). However, it is more probably a derivative of the female personal name Margery (see Margeson).

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


Similar surnames: Margeson, Marler, Marker, Margetts, Manger, Mauger, Matters, Maugeri

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Margerum Family Origin

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Margerum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeps House

    4%

In 1880, the most common Margerum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Margerum's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Margerum family was Keeps House. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Margerum.

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Margerum Life Expectancy

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