Marder Family History

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Marder Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Marder, Yiddish marder ‘pine marten’ (see 2). German: nickname from Middle High German marder ‘pine marten’. This was sometimes used as a nickname for a thief.

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

Similar surnames: Marker, Harder, Hader, Marmer, Mader, Marner, Mauer, Bader, Marter

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Marder Family Origin

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Marder Family Occupations

What did your Marder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Marder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Marder's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Marder family was Fancy Goods Dealer. Farmer, Farming and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marder.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Clerk In Store

  • Fancy Goods Dealer


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Marder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Marder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marder 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Marder. 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 Marder. For the veterans among your Marder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marder Life Expectancy

What is the average Marder lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Marder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Marder in 1959 was 57, and 87 in 2004.

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