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Marcia Family History

Marcia Surname Meaning

Italian and Hispanic (mainly Honduras): from the female personal name Marcia feminine form of Latin Marcius a derivative of Marcus (see Mark ). Marcia was the name of several early Christian martyrs and saints.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Maria, Marcin, Garcia, Marcial, Marco, Marcil, Marie, Macia, Macina

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Where is the Marcia family from?

You can see how Marcia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marcia family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Marcia families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 25 Marcia families living in Quebec. This was about 89% of all the recorded Marcia's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Marcia families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Marcia surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Marcia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Marcia. 22% of Marcia men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Marcia women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marcia were Barber and Machine Operator. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Barber
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    20%
  • Nurse
    15%
  • Operator
    15%
  • Machine Operator
    10%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Marcia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marcia 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 792 immigration records available for the last name Marcia. 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 157 military records available for the last name Marcia. For the veterans among your Marcia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marcia lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Marcia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Marcia in 1964 was 90, and 68 in 2004.

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