Mari Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic from a short form of the medieval personal name Ademaro, Adimaro, derived from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements adal ‘noble’ + mari, meri ‘famous’. In southern Italy, it is more often from a short form of Amari, or a nickname from amaro, amaru, also maru ‘unlucky’. Italian: patronymic from the personal name Mario. Catalan (Marí): occupational name from marí ‘mariner’ or nickname for someone who lived by the sea. Hungarian: from the personal name Mári, a pet form of Márton (see Martin) or Márkus (see Mark), or of the female name Mária (see Maria).

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


Similar surnames: Maro, Mark, Mar, Marti, Mori, Marin, Mara, Mauri, Marie, Kari

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Mari Family Origin

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Mari Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    40%
  • Organ Grinder

    20%

In 1880, the most common Mari occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Mari's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mari. A less common occupation for the Mari family was Organ Grinder.

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Mari Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Mari life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mari in 1958 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mari

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