Marlett Family History

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Marlett Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Marlet or Merlet, a nickname from a diminutive of merle ‘blackbird’.

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


Similar surnames: Marlette, Parlett, Targett, Parlette, Malette, Malott, Pallett

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Marlett Family Origin

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Marlett Family Occupations

What did your Marlett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Marlett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Marlett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Marlett family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marlett.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Marlett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Marlett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marlett 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Marlett. 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 Marlett. For the veterans among your Marlett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marlett Life Expectancy

What is the average Marlett lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Marlett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Marlett in 1958 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Marlett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Marlett 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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