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

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  • Cultivateur

    23%
  • Bailiff

    15%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Labourer

    15%

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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Maren Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maren

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