Marta Family History

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Marta Name Meaning

Spanish, Portuguese, and Catalan: from marta ‘marten’. Slavic and Hungarian (Márta): from the female personal name which appears in the New Testament as Martha (Aramaic Marta ‘lady’), borne by the sister of Lazarus and Mary (of Bethany).

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

Similar surnames: Martha, Maria, Mata, Marti, Merta, Malta, Mara, Barta, Mart, Marty

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Marta Family Origin

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Marta Family Occupations

What did your Marta ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Marta occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Marta's were Laborers. Laborer, At Home and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marta. A less common occupation for the Marta family was Quartz Miner.

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  • Laborer

  • At Home

  • Keeping House

  • Quartz Miner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Marta ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Marta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Marta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marta census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Marta. 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 Card

There are 456 military records available for the last name Marta. For the veterans among your Marta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marta Life Expectancy

What is the average Marta lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Marta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Marta in 1942 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Marta

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Marta ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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