Marron Family History

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Marron Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mearáin ‘descendant of Mearán’, a personal name from a diminutive of mear ‘lively’. This is a Monaghan name. Compare Merry. Spanish (Marrón): derivative of French marron ‘chestnut’, which now means ‘brown’. French: diminutive of Marre, a nickname from Old French marre ‘ram’ (Occitan Marro).

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


Similar surnames: Maron, Marton, Marro, Marcon, Moron, Barron, Carton, Harron, Murrin

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Marron Family Origin

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Marron Family Occupations

What did your Marron ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Marron. 41% of Marron men worked as a General Labourer and 74% of Marron women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marron were Bus Conductor and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    41%
  • Steelworks Labourer
    10%
  • Builders Labourer
    10%
  • Bus Conductor
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    74%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Elementary School Teacher
    3%
  • Private Means
    3%

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

Marron Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Marron. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Marron. For the veterans among your Marron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marron Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Marron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Marron in 1942 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

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