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Marsan Name Meaning

Altered form of French Mersan itself a habitational name from a place so named in Orne or a variant of Mersant a habitational name from a place so named in Eure-et-Loir. The surname Mersan is no longer found in France. French: habitational name from a place so named in Gers.

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


Similar surnames: Marson, Marzan, Mars, Marian, Marden, Marsala, Maran, Marton, Maren

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Where is the Marsan family from?

You can see how Marsan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marsan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Marsan families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Marsan families living in Kansas. This was about 37% of all the recorded Marsan's in USA. Kansas had the highest population of Marsan families in 1880.
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What did your Marsan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Marsan. 34% of Marsan men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Marsan women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marsan were Nursery Man and Nurse. .

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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
    34%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Nursery Man
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    43%
  • Stenographer
    29%
  • Nurse
    29%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Marsan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marsan 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 962 immigration records available for the last name Marsan. 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 749 military records available for the last name Marsan. For the veterans among your Marsan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marsan lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Marsan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Marsan in 1954 was 50, and 71 in 2004.

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