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Marler Surname Meaning

English:: occupational name from Middle English marler either ‘spreader of marl (as fertilizer)’ or ‘hewer or quarrier of marl’. topographic name from Middle English marlere ‘marl-pit’ (Old French marliere). in Norfolk perhaps also a variant of Morley .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Marker, Mander, Mailer, Marner, Mahler, Marter, Parler, Marley

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Where is the Marler family from?

You can see how Marler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Marler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 163 Marler families living in London. This was about 39% of all the recorded Marler's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Marler families in 1891.
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What did your Marler ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Marler. 20% of Marler men worked as a Bricklayer and 88% of Marler women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marler were Metal Merchant and Unpaid Domestic. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Bricklayer
  • Joiner
  • House Painter
  • Metal Merchant

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
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Census Records

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Marler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marler 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Marler. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Marler. For the veterans among your Marler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marler lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Marler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Marler in 1942 was 61, and 67 in 2004.

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