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Marcin Family History

Marcin Surname Meaning

Slovak Rusyn (from Slovakia) and Polish: from Marcin a personal name equivalent to Martin . In Poland this is the most usual form as a personal name but the surname is very rare there while in Slovakia where Marcin is a dialect form of the name Martin the situation is opposite. American shortened form of Polish Marcinkiewicz and other derivatives of the personal name Marcin (see 1 above). In some cases possibly also French: from a vernacular form of the personal name Marcien derived from the Latin surname Marcianus popularized through the cult of a local saint.

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

Similar surnames: Martin, Marin, Markin, Marvin, Marcia, Marrin, Marcil, Marcon, Marie

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Where is the Marcin family from?

You can see how Marcin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marcin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Marcin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 18 Marcin families living in Quebec. This was about 95% of all the recorded Marcin's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Marcin families in 1911.
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What did your Marcin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Marcin. 43% of Marcin men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Marcin women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marcin were Clerk and Timekeeper. .

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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
  • New Worker
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Timekeeper
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Passenger Lists

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Draft Cards

There are 567 military records available for the last name Marcin. For the veterans among your Marcin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marcin lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Marcin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Marcin in 1953 was 48, and 65 in 2004.

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