Marrero Family History

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Marrero Name Meaning

Spanish: occupational name for a stone breaker, marrero, a derivative of marra ‘hammer’.

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

Similar surnames: Carrero, Barbero, Barrero, Herrero, Maurer, Barreto, Marler, Carrera

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Marrero Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Marrero name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Marrero. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Portugal


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • France


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Marrero Family Origin

Where is the Marrero family from?

Marrero Family Occupations

What did your Marrero ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Marrero occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Marrero's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Marrero family was Grocer. Farmer, Cig. Mftr. and Cigar/Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marrero.

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  • Farmer

  • Cig. Mftr.

  • Cigar/Maker

  • Grocer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Marrero ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Marrero Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 47,000 census records available for the last name Marrero. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marrero census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Marrero. 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 Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Marrero. For the veterans among your Marrero ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marrero Life Expectancy

What is the average Marrero lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Marrero life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Marrero in 1942 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Marrero

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Marrero ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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