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Marques Name Meaning

Portuguese: patronymic from the personal name Marcos. Southern French (Occitan), Catalan (Marquès), and Spanish (Marqués): from marqués ‘marquis’, from the French word, either a nickname for someone who behaved like a marquis or an occupational nickname for a servant in the household of a marquis.

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


Similar surnames: Marquis, Marquez, Jacques, Mares, Lamarque, Marie, Marcus, Jaques

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Marques Family Origin

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Marques Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Marques occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Marques's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marques. A less common occupation for the Marques family was Carpenter.

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Marques Life Expectancy

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