Mari Family History

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Mari Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic from a short form of the medieval personal name Ademaro, Adimaro, derived from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements adal ‘noble’ + mari, meri ‘famous’. In southern Italy, it is more often from a short form of Amari, or a nickname from amaro, amaru, also maru ‘unlucky’. Italian: patronymic from the personal name Mario. Catalan (Marí): occupational name from marí ‘mariner’ or nickname for someone who lived by the sea. Hungarian: from the personal name Mári, a pet form of Márton (see Martin) or Márkus (see Mark), or of the female name Mária (see Maria).

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

Similar surnames: Maro, Mark, Mar, Marti, Mori, Marin, Mara, Mauri, Marie, Kari

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Mari Family Origin

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Mari Family Occupations

What did your Mari ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Mari. 80% of Mari women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant

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

Mari Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Mari. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mari. For the veterans among your Mari ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mari Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mari life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mari in 1958 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

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