Maran Family History

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Maran Name Meaning

French and Romanian (Maran): topographic name from an adjective derived from Latin marinus ‘marine’, ‘maritime’. Alternatively, it is said by some authorities to be an altered form of the element maren(c), which occurs in the word cormoran ‘cormorant’, from Latin corvus marinus ‘sea raven’.

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

Similar surnames: Marin, Maron, Marian, Maren, Maras, Mahan, Haran, Maraj, Mars, Baran

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Maran Family Origin

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Maran Family Occupations

What did your Maran ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Maran. 19% of Maran men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Maran women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maran were Commis and Clerk Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Trapper
  • Clerk
  • Commis

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Nurse
  • Student
  • Bourgeois
  • Clerk Stenographer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Maran Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Maran. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maran 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Maran. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 816 military records available for the last name Maran. For the veterans among your Maran ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maran Life Expectancy

What is the average Maran lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Maran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Maran in 1958 was 76, and 84 in 2004.

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