Martis Family History

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Martis Name Meaning

German: patronymic from Marti 1. Galician: patronymic from a vernacular form of Latin Martinus (see Martin). Greek: from the month of March, Greek Marti(o)s, used as a nickname for a capricious or tempestuous person because of the associations of the vocabulary word with unpredictable stormy weather. Hungarian: from a pet form of the ecclesiastical name Márton (see Martin).

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

Similar surnames: Marti, Martins, Martin, Matis, Martie, Marte, Mattis, Markos, Maras

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Martis Family Origin

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Martis Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Martis family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Barkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Martis. The most common Martis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Martis's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Barkeeper

  • Blacksmith


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Martis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Martis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Martis 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Martis. 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 900 military records available for the last name Martis. For the veterans among your Martis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Martis Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2003, in the United States, Martis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Martis in 1953 was 38, and 71 in 2003.

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