Martir Family History

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Martir Name Meaning

Spanish or Portuguese: from mártir ‘martyr’, probably a nickname for someone devoted to the religious cult of a martyr, or perhaps one who had played the part of a martyr in a religious play. Compare Italian Martire.

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

Similar surnames: Martire, Marti, Martin, Marte, Sartor, Martha, Martz, Marler, Maris

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Martir Family Origin

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Martir Family Occupations

What did your Martir ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Martir. 9% of Martir men worked as a Carpenter and 12% of Martir women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Martir were Farm Laborer and Child Nure

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • New Worker
  • Bill Clerk
  • Child Nure

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

Martir Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Martir. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Martir census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 204 immigration records available for the last name Martir. 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 Card

There are 352 military records available for the last name Martir. For the veterans among your Martir ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Martir Life Expectancy

What is the average Martir lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2003, in the United States, Martir life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Martir in 1952 was 27, and 83 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Martir ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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