Marietta Family History

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Marietta Name Meaning

Italian: from a pet form of the female personal name Maria.

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

Similar surnames: Marietti, Maietta, Margotta, Manetta, Mariotti, Margetts, Marotta

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Marietta Family Origin

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Marietta Family Occupations

What did your Marietta ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Marietta occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Marietta's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Marietta family was Dress Maker. Farmer, Keeping Saloon and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marietta.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping Saloon

  • Laborer

  • Dress Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Marietta ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Marietta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Marietta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marietta 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 603 immigration records available for the last name Marietta. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Marietta. For the veterans among your Marietta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marietta Life Expectancy

What is the average Marietta lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Marietta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Marietta in 1957 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Marietta

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Marietta ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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