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Marner Family History

Marner Surname Meaning

English (Sussex) and German: occupational name for a sailor (see Mariner ) from Anglo-Norman French mariner Middle High German marnære ‘seaman’.

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


Similar surnames: Garner, Mariner, Marker, Marler, Harner, Warner, Maner, Arner, Marder

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Where is the Marner family from?

You can see how Marner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Marner families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 101 Marner families living in London. This was about 34% of all the recorded Marner's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Marner families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Marner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Marner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Marner. 34% of Marner men worked as a Gardener and 87% of Marner women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marner were Checker timekeeper and 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Gardener
    34%
  • Currier
    23%
  • General Labourer
    23%
  • Checker timekeeper
    23%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    87%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Domestic Servant
    4%
  • Domestic Duties
    3%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Marner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marner 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 Marner. 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 923 military records available for the last name Marner. For the veterans among your Marner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marner lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Marner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Marner in 1947 was 33, and 84 in 2004.

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