Mars Name Meaning

English: variant of Marsh. French: habitational name from places so named in Ardèche, Ardennes, Gard, Loire, Nièvre, and Meurthe-et-Moselle, from the Latin personal name Marcius, used adjectivally. French: from the personal name Meard, Mard, Mart, vernacular forms of the saint’s name Médard. Morlet notes that there are a number of places called Saint-Mars, formerly recorded in Latin as Sanctus Medardus. French: from the name of the month, mars ‘ March’, denoting seed sown in March, and hence a metonymic name for an arable grower. French (De Mars): habitational name from Mars in the Ardennes. Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Marsilius.

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


Similar surnames: Mark, Mares, Mare, Mari, Marr, Mar, Maris, Maras, Marsh, Mary

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Mars Family Origin

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Mars Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mars. The most common Mars occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Mars's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mars family was Miner.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Miner

    2%

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Mars Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Mars life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mars in 1944 was 32, and 71 in 2004.

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