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Maran Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Moran . Italian (Veneto): variant of Marano . French: from an old personal name probably derived from marenc an adjective meaning ‘marine’ (attested in Old French cormarenc ‘cormorant’ literally ‘sea crow’) and derived from Latin mare ‘sea’ + the suffix -enc (from ancient Germanic -ing). Romanian (Mǎran): nickname derived from the adjective mare ‘big’. Indian (Tamil Nadu Kerala): derivative of Tamil Kundravan ‘of the hills’ via the variant Maravan. In southern India this is a name traditionally borne by temple musicians.

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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Where is the Maran family from?

You can see how Maran families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maran family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Maran families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 49 Maran families living in Quebec. This was about 35% of all the recorded Maran's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Maran families in 1911.
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What did your Maran ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Maran. 39% of Maran men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Maran women worked as a Student. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maran were Cultivateur and Nurse. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Trapper
  • Journalier
  • Cultivateur

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Student
  • Nurse
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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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