Marko Family History

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Marko Name Meaning

Polish and Slovak: from a derivative of the personal name Marek (see Mark). Ukrainian and Slovenian: from the personal name Marko (see Mark) Hungarian (Markó): from a pet form of the personal name Márkus, Hungarian form of Mark.

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

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

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Marko Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Marko name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Marko. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Italy


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Marko Family Origin

Where is the Marko family from?

Marko Family Occupations

What did your Marko ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Marko occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Marko's were Farmers. Farmer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Marko.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter


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

Marko Historical Records

What Marko family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Marko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marko 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 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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Draft Card

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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Marko Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Marko 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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