Martens Family History

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Martens Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from Marten. English: variant of Martins.

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

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Martens Family Origin

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Martens Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Martens. A less common occupation for the Martens family was Keeping House. The most common Martens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Martens's were Farmers.

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Martens Life Expectancy

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