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 1921, Labourer and Lay Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Maren. 23% of Maren men worked as a Labourer and 50% of Maren women worked as a Lay Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maren were Fireman and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
    23%
  • Brakeman
    12%
  • Driver
    12%
  • Fireman
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Lay Nurse
    50%
  • Saleslady
    50%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maren

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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