Marchant Family History

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Marchant Name Meaning

English and French: variant of Marchand.

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


Similar surnames: Merchant, Marchand, Marchman, Marquand, Marciante, Marchan, Marceau

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Marchant Family Origin

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Marchant Family Occupations

What did your Marchant ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Marchant. 2% of Marchant men worked as a Builders Labourer and 53% of Marchant women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marchant were Gardener and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    2%
  • Bricklayer
    1%
  • General Labourer
    1%
  • Gardener
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    53%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Incapacitated
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Marchant Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 125,000 census records available for the last name Marchant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marchant census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Marchant

Passenger List

There are 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Marchant. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 11,000 military records available for the last name Marchant. For the veterans among your Marchant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marchant Life Expectancy

What is the average Marchant lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Marchant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Marchant in 1945 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Marchant

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Marchant ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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