Marshman Family History

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Marshman Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a marsh (see Marsh).

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

Similar surnames: Marchman, Marsman, Marsh, Markman, Kathman, Ashman, Parchman, Parkman

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Marshman Family Origin

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Marshman Family Occupations

What did your Marshman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Dressmaker, Plasterer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marshman. The most common Marshman occupation in the UK was Dressmaker. 4% of Marshman's were Dressmakers. A less common occupation for the Marshman family was Woollen Cloth Worker.

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  • Dressmaker

  • Plasterer

  • Tailor

  • Woollen Cloth Worker


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

Marshman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Marshman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marshman 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 Marshman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Marshman. For the veterans among your Marshman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marshman Life Expectancy

What is the average Marshman lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Marshman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Marshman in 1942 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Marshman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Marshman 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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