Marra Name Meaning

Southern Italian: habitational name from places so called in central and southern Italy, from marra ‘heap of stones’. Italian: from marra ‘hoe’ (from Latin marra), presumably a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such implements or a metonymic occupational name for an agricultural laborer. The surname is also found in Spain and Portugal in this sense.

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


Similar surnames: Barra, Maria, Morra, Mirra, Maura, Mars, Marr, Parra, Murra, Mauri

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Marra Family Origin

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Marra Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    24%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Stone Cutter

    4%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marra. A less common occupation for the Marra family was Stone Cutter. The most common Marra occupation in the USA was Laborer. 24% of Marra's were Laborers.

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Between 1947 and 2004, Marra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Marra in 1947 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Marra

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