Marbury Family History

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Marbury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Marbury in Cheshire, named in Old English as ‘stronghold by the lake’, from mere ‘pool’, ‘lake’ + burh ‘fortified place’ (dative byrig).

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

Similar surnames: Asbury, Marksbury, Banbury, Albury, Malsbury, Danbury, Norbury

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Marbury Family Origin

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Marbury Family Occupations

What did your Marbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Marbury. 32% of Marbury men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Marbury women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marbury were Helper and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Operator
  • Helper

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • House Keeper
  • Cook

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

Marbury Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Marbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marbury 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 444 immigration records available for the last name Marbury. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Marbury. For the veterans among your Marbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marbury Life Expectancy

What is the average Marbury lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Marbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Marbury in 1945 was 38, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Marbury 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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