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Marchand Name Meaning

French and English: occupational name for a buyer and seller of goods, from Old French, Middle English march(e)ant, Late Latin mercatans, from Latin mercari ‘to trade’, from merx ‘commerce’, ‘exchange’, ‘merchandise’. In the Middle Ages the term was used mainly to denote a wholesale dealer.

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

Similar surnames: Merchant, Marchal, Marland, Marciante, March, Marchant, Marsland

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Where is the Marchand family from?

You can see how Marchand families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marchand family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Marchand families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there were 62 Marchand families living in London. This was about 23% of all the recorded Marchand's in the UK. London had the highest population of Marchand families in 1891.
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What did your Marchand ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Marchand. 71% of Marchand women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties.

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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 Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Private Means
  • None
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Census Records

There are 64,000 census records available for the last name Marchand. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marchand 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Marchand. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Marchand. For the veterans among your Marchand ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marchand lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Marchand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Marchand in 1950 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

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