Marsala Family History

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Marsala Name Meaning

Sicilian and southern Italian: habitational name from Marsala on the west coast of Sicily, in Trapani province, so named from Arabic marsa ?Ali ‘port of Ali’.

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


Similar surnames: Mazzara, Marsan, La Sala, Mandala, Mars, Haapala, Magana, Cartaya

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Marsala Family Origin

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Marsala Family Occupations

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Marsala Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Marsala Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Marsala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Marsala in 1949 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

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