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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

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Income

    6%

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

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Marken Historical Records

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Marken Life Expectancy

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