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Marte Family History

Marte Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: variant of Marta. Italian: probably from medieval Greek Martios ‘March’ or the Calabrian dialect word marti ‘Tuesday’, in either case probably denoting someone with some particular association with the month or the day. English: variant spelling of Mart 1. German: from a short form of Martin.

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

Similar surnames: Marti, Martel, Martz, Mart, Tarte, Martie, Carte, Marre, Mare, Harte

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Where is the Marte family from?

You can see how Marte families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marte family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Marte families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 15 Marte families living in Minnesota. This was about 20% of all the recorded Marte's in the USA. Minnesota and 1 other state had the highest population of Marte families in 1880.
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What did your Marte ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Marte. 21% of Marte men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Marte women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marte were Salesman and Housework.

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Marte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marte 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Marte. 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 712 military records available for the last name Marte. For the veterans among your Marte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marte lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Marte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Marte in 1957 was 58, and 71 in 2004.

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