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Marques Name Meaning

Portuguese: patronymic from the personal name Marcos. Southern French (Occitan), Catalan (Marquès), and Spanish (Marqués): from marqués ‘marquis’, from the French word, either a nickname for someone who behaved like a marquis or an occupational nickname for a servant in the household of a marquis.

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


Similar surnames: Marquis, Marquez, Jacques, Mares, Lamarque, Marie, Marcus, Jaques

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Marques Family Origin

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Marques Family Occupations

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  • Commis

    10%
  • Constructeur

    10%
  • Cult.

    10%
  • Dress Maker

    10%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Marques family was Dress Maker. The most common Marques occupation in Canada was Commis. 10% of Marques's were Commiss. Commis, Constructeur and Cult. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marques.

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Marques Life Expectancy

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