Mares Name Meaning

Catalan (Marès, also Marés): topographic name from Catalan marès ‘by the sea’. English (of Norman origin): topographic name from Old French marais ‘marsh’ (Norman and Picard marese), or a habitational name from (Le) Marais in Calvados, Normandy. Dutch: metronymic from the personal name Marie. Czech and Slovak (Mareš): from a derivative of the personal names Marek or Martin.

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


Similar surnames: Mars, Maras, Mare, Bares, Marek, Maris, Maren, Mates, Manes, Kares

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Mares Family Origin

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Mares Family Occupations

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  • Cigar Maker

    100%

In 1881, the most common Mares occupation in Canada was Cigar Maker. 100% of Mares's were Cigar Makers.

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Between 1940 and 2004, Mares life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mares in 1940 was 39, and 64 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mares

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