Marion Family History

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Marion Name Meaning

French and English: from a pet form of Marie 1.

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


Similar surnames: Marian, Marin, Marcon, Maron, Marmion, Marien, Marron, Marson, Bardon

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Marion Family Origin

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Marion Family Occupations

What did your Marion ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marion. A less common occupation for the Marion family was Farming. The most common Marion occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Marion's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Marion Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Marion Life Expectancy

What is the average Marion lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Marion life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Marion in 1941 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Marion

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Marion 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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