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Marksbury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Marksbury in Somerset (now Avon), which was named in Old English either as ‘M?rec’s or Mearc’s stronghold’ (from an Old English male personal name + burh ‘stronghold’, ‘fortified place’, dative byrig), or as ‘stronghold on a boundary’ (from mearc ‘boundary’, possibly a reference to the Wansdyke, + burh, byrig).

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


Similar surnames: Malsbury, Marbury, Asbury, Amesbury, Alsbury, Tewksbury, Sainsbury

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Marksbury Family Origin

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Marksbury Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farm Hand

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Grain Dealer

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Marksbury family was Grain Dealer. The most common Marksbury occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Marksbury's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Hand and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marksbury.

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Marksbury Historical Records

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Marksbury Life Expectancy

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