Martha Family History

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Martha Name Meaning

Portuguese, Spanish, Catalan, Dutch, Greek (Marthas), etc.: metronymic from the female personal name, which appears in the New Testament as Martha (Aramaic Marta ‘lady’) (see Marta).

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


Similar surnames: Marta, Maria, Martel, Malta, Mata, Marcia, Marti, March, Bertha

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Martha Family Origin

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Martha Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Clerk In Store

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

In 1880, Laborer, Keeping House and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Martha. The most common Martha occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Martha's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Martha family was Farm Laborer.

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Martha Historical Records

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Martha Life Expectancy

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Famous Martha Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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