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Markarian Family History

Markarian Name Meaning

Armenian: patronymic from the western Armenian personal name Markar from classical Armenian margarē ‘prophet’. Compare Margaryan .

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


Similar surnames: Sarkisian, Azarian, Manoukian, Malkasian, Apkarian, Zakarian

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Where is the Markarian family from?

You can see how Markarian families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Markarian family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Markarian families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Markarian families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Markarian's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Markarian families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Markarian surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Markarian ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Markarian. 31% of Markarian men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Markarian women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Markarian were Proprietor and Housewife. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Cook
    7%
  • Proprietor
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Nurse
    17%
  • Hair Dresser
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Markarian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Markarian 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Markarian. 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 523 military records available for the last name Markarian. For the veterans among your Markarian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Markarian lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Markarian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Markarian in 1946 was 62, and 72 in 2004.

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