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Martensen Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, and Danish (Mårtensen): patronymic from the personal name Marten.

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


Similar surnames: Mortensen, Martinsen, Martenson, Morgensen, Martens, Mertens

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Martensen Family Origin

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Martensen Family Occupations

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  • Clerk In War Dept.

    17%
  • Driver In Coal Yard

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Martensen occupation in the USA was Clerk In War Dept.. 17% of Martensen's were Clerk In War Dept.s. A less common occupation for the Martensen family was Keeping House. Clerk In War Dept., Driver In Coal Yard and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Martensen.

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Martensen Historical Records

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Martensen Life Expectancy

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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