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Markman Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a market trader, from Yiddish mark ‘marketplace’ + man ‘man’. German (Markmann): status name for someone who lived on an area of land that was marked off from village land or woodland, from Middle High German mark ‘marked land’ or ‘border land’ (see Marker) + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Parkman, Barkman, Backman, Marsman, Warman, Jackman, Hackman, Packman

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Markman Family Origin

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Markman Family Occupations

What did your Markman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Markman. A less common occupation for the Markman family was Butcher. The most common Markman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Markman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Butcher

    4%

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

Markman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Markman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Markman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Markman. 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 Markman. For the veterans among your Markman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Markman Life Expectancy

What is the average Markman lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Markman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Markman in 1945 was 41, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Markman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Markman 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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