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Marson Family History

Marson Name Meaning

English (Midlands): variant of Marston a common placename which was often spelled and pronounced Marson. French: habitational name from any of the places so called in Marne and Meuse or from Marçon in Sarthe. This surname is also found in Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Maron, Marton, Marston, Malson, Martin, Marsan, Mason, Sarson, Masson

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Where is the Marson family from?

You can see how Marson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Marson families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 108 Marson families living in Quebec. This was about 40% of all the recorded Marson's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Marson families in 1911.
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What did your Marson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Marson. 24% of Marson men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Marson women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marson were Cultivateur and Stenographer. .

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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
    24%
  • Labourer
    9%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Cultivateur
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Clerk
    25%
  • Commis
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Stenographer
    13%
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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Marson. For the veterans among your Marson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marson lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Marson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Marson in 1941 was 23, and 88 in 2004.

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