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Marie Surname Meaning

French and English (Jersey; also Surrey and Middlesex): from the female personal name Marie Latin Maria . In England it is in part of Huguenot origin. Compare Mary . French (Marié): from marié ‘married’ the past participle of marier ‘to marry’ a nickname for a man newly married or perhaps for a son-in-law or a status name for a married individual used to distinguish him from an unmarried namesake. Compare Lemarie and Marier .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Marin, Maria, Marien, Mari, Mario, Mare, Maris, Mars, Malin, Marre

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Where is the Marie family from?

You can see how Marie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Marie families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 84 Marie families living in Ontario. This was about 31% of all the recorded Marie's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Marie families in 1911.
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What did your Marie ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Institutrice were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Marie. 32% of Marie men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Marie women worked as an Institutrice. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marie were Labourer and Manager. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Journalier
    15%
  • Cultivateur
    15%
  • Labourer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Institutrice
    27%
  • Sr Advertiser
    22%
  • Servante
    8%
  • Manager
    5%
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Census Records

There are 51,000 census records available for the last name Marie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marie census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 17,000 immigration records available for the last name Marie. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Marie. For the veterans among your Marie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marie lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Marie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Marie in 1960 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

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