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Markos Name Meaning

Greek: from the personal name Markos (see Mark) or a shortened form of patronymic derivatives of this, for example Markopoulos, Markakis, or composite names such as Markantonakis ‘son of Mark Anthony’. Hungarian: variant of Márkus, a Latinized Hungarian form of Mark. Hungarian: possibly a nickname from markos ‘strong’ (from marok ‘palm of the hand’, markol ‘to grip’).

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


Similar surnames: Marko, Makos, Markus, Marks, Markow, Maras, Markin, Baros, Markov

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Where is the Markos family from?

You can see how Markos families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Markos family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Markos families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 5 Markos families living in London. This was about 56% of all the recorded Markos's in the UK. London had the highest population of Markos families in 1891.
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What did your Markos ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Markos. .

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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
    100%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Markos. 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 973 military records available for the last name Markos. For the veterans among your Markos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Markos lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Markos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Markos in 1958 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

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