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Marschall Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a man in the service of a member of the nobility, originally one who looked after the horses, Middle High German marschalc (from mar(c) ‘noble horse’ + schalk ‘servant’). In time the term came to be used for a military rank or a certain court official. Compare Marshall.

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

Similar surnames: Marshall, Marchal, Parshall, Marchand, Schall, Marsch, Marshal

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Where is the Marschall family from?

You can see how Marschall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marschall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Marschall families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 35 Marschall families living in London. This was about 23% of all the recorded Marschall's in the UK. London had the highest population of Marschall families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Marschall surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Marschall ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Marschall. .

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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 Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Marschall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marschall 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Marschall. 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 18,000 military records available for the last name Marschall. For the veterans among your Marschall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marschall lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Marschall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Marschall in 1957 was 62, and 77 in 2004.

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