Marco Family History

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Marco Name Meaning

Spanish and Italian: from the personal name Marco, from Latin Marcus (see Mark 1). Catalan (Marcó): from the personal name Marc, Latin Marcus (see Marc).

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

Similar surnames: Mario, Marzo, March, Maro, Margo, Marko, Marc, Marcon, Arco, Marck

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Marco Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Marco name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Marco. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • European Jewish


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Marco Family Origin

Where is the Marco family from?

Marco Family Occupations

What did your Marco ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Marco occupation in the UK was Boot Maker. 50% of Marco's were Boot Makers. Boot Maker and Musician were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Marco.

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  • Boot Maker

  • Musician


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Marco ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Marco Historical Records

What Marco family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Marco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marco census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Marco. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Marco. For the veterans among your Marco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marco Life Expectancy

What is the average Marco lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Marco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Marco in 1942 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Marco

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Marco 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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