Maras Name Meaning

Polish (also Marasz), Czech, and Slovak: from a derivative of the personal names Marek or Martin. Czech (Máras): from the name for a man who was the son or husband of a woman called Márí, Czech form of Maria. Croatian: from a pet form of any of several personal name beginning with Mar-, e.g. Marijan, Marin, Marko. Polish: topographic name from Polish dialect maras ‘marsh’. Greek: nickname from Albanian marrë ‘crazy’, ‘wild’, ‘strong’. This element is also found as part of composite names such as Maragiannis ‘crazy John’.

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


Similar surnames: Marak, Mares, Karas, Mara, Matas, Mars, Kara, Marko, Taras, Maris

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Maras Family Origin

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Maras Family Occupations

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  • Joiner

    100%

In 1881, the most common Maras occupation in the UK was Joiner. 100% of Maras's were Joiners.

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Between 1954 and 2004, Maras life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Maras in 1954 was 50, and 89 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maras

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