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Markwardt Name Meaning

North German: occupational name for a frontier guard or the guardian of a fenced-off area (such as a woodland), Middle Low German markward, from mark ‘borderland’ + ward(e) ‘guardian’. In medieval folk stories Markwart occurs as a nickname for a jay; it is possible that this use may have influenced the acquisition of the surname in some cases.

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


Similar surnames: Borgwardt, Markward, Markman, Markert, Borchardt, Markworth, Borgardt

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Markwardt Family Origin

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Markwardt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1880, the most common Markwardt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Markwardt's were Farmers.

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