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Marois Surname Meaning

French: topographic name from Old French marois ‘marshy ground’ (a variant of mareis; see Marais ) or a habitational name from Le/La/Les Marois the name of several places in the northern part of France of the same etymology. Compare Morway .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Valois, Maris, Harnois, Marquis, Garis, Mars, Marti, Marie, Marcin

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Where is the Marois family from?

You can see how Marois families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marois family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Marois families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there were 2 Marois families living in Yorkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Marois's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Marois families in 1891.
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What did your Marois ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cannery Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Marois. 19% of Marois men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Marois women worked as a Cannery Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marois were Proprietor and New Worker. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Blacksmith
    10%
  • Painter
    10%
  • Proprietor
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cannery Work
    20%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • New Worker
    15%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Marois. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marois census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 673 immigration records available for the last name Marois. 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 Cards

There are 812 military records available for the last name Marois. For the veterans among your Marois ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marois lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Marois life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Marois in 1955 was 45, and 72 in 2004.

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