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Marko Name Meaning

Slovak Polish and Czech: from a variant of the personal name Marek an equivalent of English Mark . Ukrainian Slovenian Sorbian Rusyn Croatian and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Marko (from Latin Marcus) Slavic equivalent of English Mark . In some cases it is also an American shortened form of any of patronymics and other derivatives of this personal name such as Jewish Markowitz Serbian and Croatian Marković (see Markovic ) or Slovenian Markovčič. Hungarian (Markó): from a pet form of the personal name Márkus an equivalent of English Mark . German: of Hungarian Sorbian and other Slavic origin (see above). Albanian (southern): from the personal name Marko a Greek-influenced variant of Mark (see Mark compare Marku ); or in part an adaptation of the cognate Greek surname Markos . American shortened form of Greek Markos or of any of various derivatives of this personal name e.g. Markopoulos . Compare Marco .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mark, Maro, Markos, Manko, Barko, Mako, Marzo, Mak, Arko, Macko

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Where is the Marko family from?

You can see how Marko families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marko family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Marko families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Marko families living in Arkansas. This was about 30% of all the recorded Marko's in USA. Arkansas had the highest population of Marko families in 1880.
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What did your Marko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Marko. 29% of Marko men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Marko women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marko were Salesman and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Housework
  • Housewife
  • Clerk
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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Marko. 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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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Marko. For the veterans among your Marko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marko lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Marko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Marko in 1950 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

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