Mars Family History

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Mars Name Meaning

English: variant of Marsh. French: habitational name from places so named in Ardèche, Ardennes, Gard, Loire, Nièvre, and Meurthe-et-Moselle, from the Latin personal name Marcius, used adjectivally. French: from the personal name Meard, Mard, Mart, vernacular forms of the saint’s name Médard. Morlet notes that there are a number of places called Saint-Mars, formerly recorded in Latin as Sanctus Medardus. French: from the name of the month, mars ‘ March’, denoting seed sown in March, and hence a metonymic name for an arable grower. French (De Mars): habitational name from Mars in the Ardennes. Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Marsilius.

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

Similar surnames: Mark, Mares, Mare, Mari, Marr, Mar, Maris, Maras, Marsh, Mary

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Mars Family Origin

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Mars Family Occupations

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In 1921, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mars. 32% of Mars men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Journalier
  • Engineer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper

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Mars Historical Records

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Draft Card

There are 16,000 military records available for the last name Mars. For the veterans among your Mars ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mars Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mars life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mars in 1944 was 32, and 71 in 2004.

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