Marter Family History

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Marter Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English martre, marter ‘marten’ (Old French martre). Dutch: possibly from marter ‘marten’.

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


Similar surnames: Master, Martel, Malter, Marler, Carter, Barter, Marder, Marker

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Marter Family Origin

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Marter Family Occupations

What did your Marter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Marter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Marter's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marter. A less common occupation for the Marter family was Brewery.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Brewery

    3%

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

Marter Historical Records

What Marter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Marter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Marter

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Marter. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Marter. For the veterans among your Marter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marter Life Expectancy

What is the average Marter lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Marter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Marter in 1958 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Marter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Marter 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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