Markwell Family History

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Markwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place of this name in Cornwall.

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


Similar surnames: Barnwell, Maxwell, Sartwell, Farwell, Wardwell, Madewell, Rowell

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Markwell Family Origin

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Markwell Family Occupations

What did your Markwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Markwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Markwell's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Markwell. A less common occupation for the Markwell family was Keeps House.

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeps House

    5%

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

Markwell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Markwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Markwell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Markwell

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Markwell. 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 Markwell. For the veterans among your Markwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Markwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Markwell lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Markwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Markwell in 1953 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Markwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Markwell 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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