Maren Family History

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Maren Name Meaning

Dutch (Van (der) Maren): topographic name for someone who lived by a watercourse, Middle Dutch mare, or a habitational name from a place named Maren or Maar, from this word. German: unexplained. Possibly an altered spelling of Irish Marron.

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

Similar surnames: Mare, Marien, Haren, Mayen, Waren, Mares, Marin, Maran, Marken, Moren

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Maren Family Origin

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Maren Family Occupations

What did your Maren ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Maren family was Labourer. Cultivateur, Bailiff and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maren. The most common Maren occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 23% of Maren's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Bailiff

  • Farmer

  • Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Maren ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Maren Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Maren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maren 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Maren. 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 430 military records available for the last name Maren. For the veterans among your Maren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maren Life Expectancy

What is the average Maren lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Maren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Maren in 1958 was 59, and 60 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maren 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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