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

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Passenger List

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Markwardt Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Markwardt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Markwardt in 1959 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

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