Marrs Family History

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Marrs Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Marr.

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

Similar surnames: Marre, Marr, Marris, Maris, Mars, Marks, Mairs, Maras, Marlo, Marry

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Marrs Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Marrs name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Marrs. 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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Marrs Family Origin

Where is the Marrs family from?

Marrs Family Occupations

What did your Marrs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marrs. The most common Marrs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Marrs's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Marrs family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Marrs Historical Records

What Marrs family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Marrs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marrs 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Marrs. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Marrs. For the veterans among your Marrs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marrs Life Expectancy

What is the average Marrs lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Marrs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Marrs in 1945 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Marrs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Marrs 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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