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Marrin Family History

Marrin Surname Meaning

English: from either the relatively rare Middle English male personal name Marin (from Latin marinus ‘of the sea’) or its equally rare female equivalent Marina. There were several Christian saints named Marinus and one Marina. English (of Norman origin): habitational name from the canton of Marines (Val-d'Oise formerly Seine-et-Oise) in France. Irish: perhaps sometimes confused with Marron .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Marin, Maurin, Markin, Martin, Marcin, Marvin, Murrin, Marie, Larkin

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Where is the Marrin family from?

You can see how Marrin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marrin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Marrin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 36 Marrin families living in Ontario. This was about 55% of all the recorded Marrin's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Marrin families in 1911.
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What did your Marrin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Marrin. 67% of Marrin men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Marrin women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marrin were Journalier and Employee. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Journalier

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Employee
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Marrin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marrin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Marrin. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Marrin. For the veterans among your Marrin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marrin lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Marrin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Marrin in 1952 was 43, and 87 in 2004.

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