Martus Family History

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Martus Name Meaning

German: humanistic name, probably a variant spelling of Martius, Latinized form of Merz.

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


Similar surnames: Markus, Bartus, Martis, Matus, Marts, Marte, Matas, Marcus, Artus

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Martus Family Origin

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Martus Family Occupations

What did your Martus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Butcher, Day Laborer and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Martus. The most common Martus occupation in the USA was Butcher. 11% of Martus's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Martus family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Butcher

    11%
  • Day Laborer

    11%
  • Engineer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%

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

Martus Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Martus Life Expectancy

What is the average Martus lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Martus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Martus in 1963 was 65, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Martus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Martus 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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