Marois Family History

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Marois Name Meaning

French (Normandy and Picardy): topographic name from Old French mareis, marois ‘marshy ground’.

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

Similar surnames: Valois, Maris, Harnois, Marquis, Garis, Mars, Marti, Marie, Marcin

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Marois Family Origin

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Marois Family Occupations

What did your Marois ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, Journalier and Waggoner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marois. A less common occupation for the Marois family was Farmer. The most common Marois occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 14% of Marois's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Journalier

  • Waggoner

  • Farmer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Marois ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Marois Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Marois. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marois 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 673 immigration records available for the last name Marois. 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 812 military records available for the last name Marois. For the veterans among your Marois ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marois Life Expectancy

What is the average Marois lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Marois life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Marois in 1955 was 45, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Marois

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Marois 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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