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Markee Name Meaning

English: variant of Markey . In some cases also an Americanized form of German Marke or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname. Americanized form of French Marquis .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Markie, Markle, Markes, Marker, Markel, Barkey, Merkle, Markin

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Where is the Markee family from?

You can see how Markee families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Markee family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Markee families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 12 Markee families living in Ohio. This was about 55% of all the recorded Markee's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Markee families in 1840.
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What did your Markee ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Markee. 27% of Markee men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Markee women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Markee were Proprietor and Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Operator
  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Markee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Markee 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 290 immigration records available for the last name Markee. 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 967 military records available for the last name Markee. For the veterans among your Markee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Markee lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Markee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Markee in 1948 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

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