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Marre Family History

Marre Name Meaning

French: nickname for a stubborn or narrow-minded man, from Old French marre ‘ram’. English: variant spelling of Marr. Italian: from the plural of marra (see Marra).

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


Similar surnames: Marie, Carre, Barre, Mare, Marte, Marro, Harre, Marse, Maire, Tarte

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Where is the Marre family from?

You can see how Marre families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marre family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Marre families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 5 Marre families living in Kentucky. This was about 71% of all the recorded Marre's in the USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Marre families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Marre surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Marre ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Marre. 24% of Marre men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Marre women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marre were New Worker and Operator.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • New Worker
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Maid
    8%
  • Operator
    8%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Marre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marre census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Marre. 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 Cards

There are 830 military records available for the last name Marre. For the veterans among your Marre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marre lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Marre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Marre in 1956 was 61, and 95 in 2004.

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