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Marien Name Meaning

Dutch and German: metronymic from the personal name Maria (see Marie). German: topographic name for someone who lived by a church named for one of the Marys of the New Testament: Mary the Mother of Jesus, Mary Magdalene, or Mary sister of Martha. French and Picard: from the Old French oblique case of Marie 1. French: from the masculine personal name Marien (popularized by the 6th-century St. Marien of Auxerre), derived from Latin Marianus (see Mariano).

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

Similar surnames: Marin, Marie, Maren, Marian, Marken, Marden, Marier, Markin, Marron

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Where is the Marien family from?

You can see how Marien families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marien family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Marien families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Marien families living in Ohio. This was about 44% of all the recorded Marien's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Marien families in 1840.
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What did your Marien ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Marien. 20% of Marien men worked as a Laborer and 29% of Marien women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marien were Foreman and Housekeeper. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Labor
  • Foreman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Maid
  • Saleslady
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Marien. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marien 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Marien. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Marien. For the veterans among your Marien ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marien lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Marien life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Marien in 1951 was 50, and 83 in 2004.

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