Markert Family History

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Markert Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a reduced form of a Germanic personal name composed of the elements mark ‘borderland’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’ or ward(e) ‘guardian’.

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

Similar surnames: Marker, Ackert, Markel, Dankert, Marxer, Markwardt, Herkert, Maret

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Markert Family Origin

Where is the Markert family from?

Markert Family Occupations

What did your Markert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Markert. The most common Markert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Markert's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Markert family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter


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

Markert Historical Records

What Markert family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Markert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Markert 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Markert. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Markert. For the veterans among your Markert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Markert Life Expectancy

What is the average Markert lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Markert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Markert in 1952 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Markert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Markert 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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