History of your Surname
Get access to Marie family records.Start a free trial

Marie Family History

Marie Name Meaning

French and English (Jersey; also Surrey and Middlesex): from the female personal name Marie Latin Maria . In England it is in part of Huguenot origin. Compare Mary . French (Marié): from marié ‘married’ the past participle of marier ‘to marry’ a nickname for a man newly married or perhaps for a son-in-law or a status name for a married individual used to distinguish him from an unmarried namesake. Compare Lemarie and Marier .

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


Similar surnames: Marin, Maria, Marien, Mari, Mario, Mare, Maris, Mars, Malin, Marre

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Marie family from?

You can see how Marie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Marie families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 83 Marie families living in London. This was about 24% of all the recorded Marie's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Marie families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Marie surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Marie ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Marie. 60% of Marie men worked as a General Labourer and 85% of Marie women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marie were Electrical Fitter and Housewife. .

View Census Data for Marie | Data not to scale

*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 1939

  • General Labourer
    60%
  • Electrical Fitter
    40%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    85%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Housewife
    7%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Marie family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 51,000 census records available for the last name Marie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marie census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Australian census records for Marie

Passenger Lists

There are 17,000 immigration records available for the last name Marie. 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.

View all Marie immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Marie. For the veterans among your Marie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Marie military records

You've only scratched the surface of Marie family history

Discover More

What is the average Marie lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Marie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Marie in 1960 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Marie

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Marie family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial