Marcel Family History

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Marcel Name Meaning

French, also Hungarian: from the personal name Marcel (Latin Marcellus, a diminutive of Marcus (see Mark 1), which was borne by a 3rd-century missionary to Gaul who was martyred at Bourges with his companion Anastasius).

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


Similar surnames: Marcello, Marvel, Marcil, Martel, Markel, Marcell, Marchel, Morel

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Marcel Family Origin

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Marcel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Day Laborer

    10%
  • Seamstress

    10%
  • Bedeau

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, Day Laborer and Seamstress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marcel. A less common occupation for the Marcel family was Bedeau. The most common Marcel occupation in Canada was Farmer. 24% of Marcel's were Farmers.

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Marcel Life Expectancy

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