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Marrison Family History

Marrison Name Meaning

English:: from the female personal name Mary + -son. perhaps sometimes a shortened form of ‘son of Marion’. Compare Marion . perhaps sometimes a shortened form of ‘son of Mariot’. Compare Marriott .

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


Similar surnames: Harrison, Arrison, Margeson, Harbison, Madison, Maison, Marrin

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Where is the Marrison family from?

You can see how Marrison families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marrison family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Marrison families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 231 Marrison families living in Ontario. This was about 33% of all the recorded Marrison's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Marrison families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Marrison surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Marrison ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Marrison. 46% of Marrison men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Marrison women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marrison were Clerk and Nurse. .

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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
    46%
  • Labourer
    9%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Nurse
    9%
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Census Records

There are 52,000 census records available for the last name Marrison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marrison 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Marrison. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Marrison lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Marrison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Marrison in 1962 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

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