Markle Family History

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Markle Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German and Dutch Markel. Scottish and English: habitational name from Markle in Lothian, Scotland, or from Much Marcle or Little Marcle in Herefordshire, England, named in Old English with mearc ‘boundary’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Marple, Harle, Marley, Markee, Markley, Markel, Mare, Mantle, Merkle

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Markle Family Origin

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Markle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Markle family was Carpenter. The most common Markle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Markle's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Markle.

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Markle Historical Records

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Markle Life Expectancy

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