Markstrom Family History

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Markstrom Name Meaning

Swedish (Markström): ornamental name composed of the elements mark ‘(border)land’ + ström ‘river’.

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


Similar surnames: Malmstrom, Backstrom, Malstrom, Carlstrom, Kallstrom, Fernstrom

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Markstrom Family Origin

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Markstrom Family Occupations

What did your Markstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Markstrom. 10% of Markstrom men worked as a Carpenter and 14% of Markstrom women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Markstrom were Helper and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Farmer
    4%
  • Helper
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    14%
  • Maid
    10%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Seamstress
    10%

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

Markstrom Historical Records

What Markstrom family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 782 census records available for the last name Markstrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Markstrom census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 848 immigration records available for the last name Markstrom. 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 Card

There are 207 military records available for the last name Markstrom. For the veterans among your Markstrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Markstrom Life Expectancy

What is the average Markstrom lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Markstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Markstrom in 1944 was 29, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Markstrom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Markstrom ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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