Marsden Family History

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Marsden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and West Yorkshire, so named from Old English mearc ‘boundary’ (see Mark 2) + denu ‘valley’ (see Dean 1), i.e. a valley forming a natural boundary.

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


Similar surnames: Marden, Ramsden, Barden, Harden, Marston, Marske, Gadsden, Warden

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Marsden Family Origin

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Marsden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Marsden family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marsden. The most common Marsden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Marsden's were Farmers.

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Marsden Life Expectancy

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