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Markgraf Name Meaning

German and Dutch: status name from Middle High German marcgrave ‘margrave’ (from marc ‘boundary’ + grave ‘royal judge’). In some cases the title may have been applied as a nickname for someone with overbearing behavior or as an metonymic occupational name for a servant in the household of a margrave.

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


Similar surnames: Landgraf, Marker, Burggraf, Markman, Margraf, Parkman, Marra

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Markgraf Family Origin

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Markgraf Family Occupations

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  • Jourmalier

    50%
  • Professeur En Medecine

    50%

In 1881, the most common Markgraf occupation in Canada was Jourmalier. 50% of Markgraf's were Jourmaliers. Jourmalier and Professeur En Medecine were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Markgraf.

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Markgraf Life Expectancy

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