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Markos Name Meaning

Greek: from the personal name Markos (see Mark) or a shortened form of patronymic derivatives of this, for example Markopoulos, Markakis, or composite names such as Markantonakis ‘son of Mark Anthony’. Hungarian: variant of Márkus, a Latinized Hungarian form of Mark. Hungarian: possibly a nickname from markos ‘strong’ (from marok ‘palm of the hand’, markol ‘to grip’).

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


Similar surnames: Marko, Makos, Markus, Marks, Markow, Maras, Markin, Baros, Markov

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Markos Family Origin

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Markos Family Occupations

What did your Markos ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Markos occupation in the USA was Carver. 50% of Markos's were Carvers. Carver and Works In Foundy were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Markos.

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  • Carver

    50%
  • Works In Foundy

    50%

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Markos Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Markos Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Markos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Markos in 1958 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Markos 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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