Markus Family History

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Markus Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Hungarian (Márkus): from the personal name, from Latin Marcus (see Mark 1). Swedish: variant spelling of Marcus.

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

Similar surnames: Marcus, Marks, Markos, Malkus, Martus, Markes, Martis, Barkus, Mackes

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Markus Family Origin

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Markus Family Occupations

What did your Markus ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Laundry were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Markus. 12% of Markus men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Merchant
  • Bookkeeper

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Laundry

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

Markus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Markus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Markus 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Markus. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Markus. For the veterans among your Markus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Markus Life Expectancy

What is the average Markus lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Markus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Markus in 1949 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Markus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Markus 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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