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Marron Surname Meaning

Irish (Monaghan): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mearáin ‘descendant of Mearán’ a personal name from a diminutive of mear ‘lively’. Compare Merry . There may have been some confusion with Marrin . Spanish (Marrón): nickname from marrón ‘brown’ a word of French origin. French: diminutive of Marre ‘ram’.

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


Similar surnames: Maron, Marton, Marro, Marcon, Moron, Barron, Carton, Harron, Murrin

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Where is the Marron family from?

You can see how Marron families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marron family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Marron families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 68 Marron families living in Lancashire. This was about 25% of all the recorded Marron's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Marron families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Marron surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Marron 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 Marron. 41% of Marron men worked as a General Labourer and 74% of Marron women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marron were Builders Labourer and Private Means. .

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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

  • General Labourer
    41%
  • Bus Conductor
    10%
  • Steelworks Labourer
    10%
  • Builders Labourer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    74%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Elementary School Teacher
    3%
  • Private Means
    3%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Marron. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Marron. For the veterans among your Marron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marron lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Marron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Marron in 1942 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

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