Markgraf Family History

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Markgraf Name Meaning

German and Dutch: status name from Middle High German marcgrave ‘margrave’ (from marc ‘boundary’ + grave ‘royal judge’). In some cases the title may have been applied as a nickname for someone with overbearing behavior or as an metonymic occupational name for a servant in the household of a margrave.

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


Similar surnames: Landgraf, Marker, Burggraf, Markman, Margraf, Parkman, Marra

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Markgraf Family Origin

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Markgraf Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Engineer

    9%
  • Farms

    9%

In 1880, the most common Markgraf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Markgraf's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Markgraf. A less common occupation for the Markgraf family was Farms.

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Markgraf Historical Records

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Markgraf Life Expectancy

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