Marquette Family History

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Marquette Name Meaning

French (Picardy): habitational name from Marquette-lès-Lille or Marquette-en-Ostrevant in Picardy.

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

Similar surnames: Arquette, Marzette, Parquette, Paquette, Marotte, Mayette, Gavette

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Marquette Family Origin

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Marquette Family Occupations

What did your Marquette ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Cultivateur

  • Farmers Son

  • Journalier


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

Marquette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Marquette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marquette 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Marquette. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Marquette. For the veterans among your Marquette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marquette Life Expectancy

What is the average Marquette lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Marquette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Marquette in 1940 was 57, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Marquette 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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