Marksbury Family History
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Marksbury Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Marksbury in Somerset (now Avon), which was named in Old English either as ‘M?rec’s or Mearc’s stronghold’ (from an Old English male personal name + burh ‘stronghold’, ‘fortified place’, dative byrig), or as ‘stronghold on a boundary’ (from mearc ‘boundary’, possibly a reference to the Wansdyke, + burh, byrig).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Malsbury, Marbury, Asbury, Amesbury, Alsbury, Tewksbury, Sainsbury