Marler Family History

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Marler Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who hewed or quarried marl, or a topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of clay soil, from a derivative of Middle English marl (Old French marle, Late Latin margila, from earlier marga, probably of Gaulish origin, with the ending added under the influence of the synonymous argilla).

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

Similar surnames: Marker, Mander, Mailer, Marner, Mahler, Marter, Parler, Marley

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Marler Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Marler name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Marler. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Marler Family Origin

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Marler Family Occupations

What did your Marler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Marler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Marler's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marler. A less common occupation for the Marler family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Marler Historical Records

What Marler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Marler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marler 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Marler. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Marler. For the veterans among your Marler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marler Life Expectancy

What is the average Marler lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Marler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Marler in 1942 was 61, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Marler 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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