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Markel Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Markolf, composed of the elements marc, merc ‘boundary’ + wolf ‘wolf’. Americanized form of Slovenian Markelj, a derivative of the personal name Marko, Latin Marcus, + the suffix -elj.

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

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Markel Family Origin

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Markel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Markel family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Markel. The most common Markel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Markel's were Farmers.

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Markel Historical Records

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Markel Life Expectancy

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