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Marton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places so called, principally in Lincolnshire, Warwickshire, and North Yorkshire, named in Old English as ‘settlement by a lake’ (from mere or mær ‘pool’, ‘lake’ + tun ‘settlement’) or as ‘settlement by a boundary’ (from (ge)mære ‘boundary’ + tun ‘settlement’). Compare Martin 2. Hungarian (Márton): from the Hungarian personal name Márton (see Martin 1).

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


Similar surnames: Martin, Merton, Harton, Manton, Murton, Barton, Morton, Marston

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Marton Family Origin

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Marton Family Occupations

What did your Marton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Marton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Marton's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marton. A less common occupation for the Marton family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Marton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Marton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marton 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Marton. 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 Marton. For the veterans among your Marton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marton Life Expectancy

What is the average Marton lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Marton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Marton in 1947 was 63, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Marton 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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