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Mart Family History

Mart Name Meaning

English: from an early Middle English personal name, Mert or Mart, or perhaps a nickname from Old English mearð ‘(pine) marten’. German (Alsace-Lorraine): from a short form of Martin.

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


Similar surnames: Mark, Hart, Mort, Martz, Mar, Bart, Marti, Smart, Cart, Mara

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Where is the Mart family from?

You can see how Mart families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mart family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mart families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 10 Mart families living in Ohio. This was about 43% of all the recorded Mart's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Mart families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mart surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mart ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mart. 21% of Mart men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Mart women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mart were Miner and Teacher.

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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
    21%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Miner
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    11%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Teacher
    7%
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Census Records

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Mart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mart 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Mart. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Mart. For the veterans among your Mart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mart lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Mart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Mart in 1955 was 47, and 65 in 2004.

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