Marr Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Mar in Aberdeenshire, the etymology of which is uncertain, possibly Old Norse marr, a rare word generally denoting the sea, but perhaps also a marsh or fen, as reflected in modern dialect forms. English: habitational name from Marr in West Yorkshire, whose name is likewise of uncertain origin; possibly the same as 1. German: from the Germanic personal name Marro.

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


Similar surnames: Mark, Barr, Mars, Mar, Mari, Mare, Tarr, Darr, Garr, Mart

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Marr Family Origin

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Marr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Fisherman

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Marr family was Labourer. Farmer, Fisherman and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marr. The most common Marr occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Marr's were Farmers.

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Marr Historical Records

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Marr Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Marr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Marr in 1943 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Marr

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