Marsala Family History

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Marsala Name Meaning

Sicilian and southern Italian: habitational name from Marsala on the west coast of Sicily, in Trapani province, so named from Arabic marsa ?Ali ‘port of Ali’.

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

Similar surnames: Mazzara, Marsan, La Sala, Mandala, Mars, Haapala, Magana, Cartaya

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Marsala Family Origin

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Marsala Family Occupations

What did your Marsala ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Marsala. 32% of Marsala men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Marsala women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marsala were Salesman and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Operator
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Seamstress
  • Stenographer
  • Housework

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

Marsala Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Marsala. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marsala 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Marsala. 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 615 military records available for the last name Marsala. For the veterans among your Marsala ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marsala Life Expectancy

What is the average Marsala lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Marsala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Marsala in 1949 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

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