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Marshal Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English and Scottish Marshall or German Marschall.

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

Similar surnames: Marshall, Parshall, Martell, Hanshaw, Marschel, Marschall, Harsha

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Where is the Marshal family from?

You can see how Marshal families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marshal family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Marshal families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 82 Marshal families living in Yorkshire. This was about 21% of all the recorded Marshal's in the UK. Yorkshire had the highest population of Marshal families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Marshal surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Marshal ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Marshal. 67% of Marshal men worked as a General Labourer and 74% of Marshal women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marshal were Carrying Shell Steel Heavy Worker 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
  • Carrying Shell Steel Heavy Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Private Means
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Census Records

There are 83,000 census records available for the last name Marshal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marshal 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 Marshal. 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 23,000 military records available for the last name Marshal. For the veterans among your Marshal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marshal lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Marshal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Marshal in 1953 was 53, and 70 in 2004.

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