Mariner Family History

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Mariner Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a sailor, Anglo-Norman French mariner (Old French marinier, marnier, merinier). Compare Marin 2. Catalan: occupational name for a sailor, Catalan mariner (Latin marinarius).

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


Similar surnames: Marine, Marner, Garner, Lardner, Marler, Marien, Marino, Mailer

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Mariner Family Origin

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Mariner Family Occupations

What did your Mariner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mariner family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mariner. The most common Mariner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Mariner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Mariner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mariner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mariner 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Mariner. 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 Mariner. For the veterans among your Mariner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mariner Life Expectancy

What is the average Mariner lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mariner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Mariner in 1941 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mariner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mariner 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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