Marine Family History

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Marine Name Meaning

French: variant of Marin. Catalan (Mariné): variant spelling of Mariner, an occupational name for a sailor, mariner (from Late Latin marinus, a derivative of mare ‘sea’).

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

Similar surnames: Marin, Mariner, Marino, Maine, Marie, Maline, Moline, Marines, Marone

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Marine Family Origin

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Marine Family Occupations

What did your Marine ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Marine occupation in the UK was Independent. 100% of Marine's were Independents.

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  • Independent


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

Marine Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Marine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marine 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Marine. 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 39,000 military records available for the last name Marine. For the veterans among your Marine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marine Life Expectancy

What is the average Marine lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Marine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Marine in 1944 was 24, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Marine

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Marine 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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