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Markman Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a market trader, from Yiddish mark ‘marketplace’ + man ‘man’. German (Markmann): status name for someone who lived on an area of land that was marked off from village land or woodland, from Middle High German mark ‘marked land’ or ‘border land’ (see Marker) + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Parkman, Barkman, Backman, Marsman, Warman, Jackman, Hackman, Packman

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Markman Family Origin

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Markman Family Occupations

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  • Engineer (& M)

    25%
  • Fruit Salesman

    25%
  • Ship Carpenter

    25%
  • Shoe Maker

    25%

In 1881, the most common Markman occupation in the UK was Engineer (& M). 25% of Markman's were Engineer (& M)s. Engineer (& M), Fruit Salesman and Ship Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Markman. A less common occupation for the Markman family was Shoe Maker.

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Markman Historical Records

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Markman Life Expectancy

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