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Marken Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named from Old Norse mork ‘forest pasture’ or mark ‘field’, ‘land’. Swedish (Markén): probably an ornamental name from mark ‘land’ + the adjectival suffix -én, from Latin -enius.

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


Similar surnames: Morken, Marden, Marker, Moren, Marien, Markin, Maren, Markel, Carden

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Marken Family Origin

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Marken Family Occupations

What did your Marken ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marken. A less common occupation for the Marken family was Income. The most common Marken occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Marken's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Income

    6%

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Marken Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Marken ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Marken Life Expectancy

What is the average Marken lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, Marken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Marken in 1961 was 56, and 82 in 2004.

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United States

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