Markes Family History

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Markes Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Marks.

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


Similar surnames: Marks, Barkes, Markus, Markee, Mires, Burkes, Parke, Meares, Marte

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Markes Family Origin

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Markes Family Occupations

What did your Markes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Markes. The most common Markes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Markes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Markes family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Markes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Markes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Markes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Markes

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Markes. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Markes. For the veterans among your Markes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Markes Life Expectancy

What is the average Markes lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Markes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Markes in 1962 was 65, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Markes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Markes 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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