Martins Family History

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Martins Name Meaning

Portuguese: patronymic from the personal name Martim, vernacular form of Latin Martinus (see Martin). English and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Martin.

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


Similar surnames: Martin, Martis, Martina, Martini, Marin, Marti, Matias, Marcin

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Martins Family Origin

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Martins Family Occupations

What did your Martins 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 Martins. 3% of Martins men worked as a General Labourer and 56% of Martins women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Martins were Carpenter and Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    3%
  • Bricklayer
    2%
  • Butchers Assistant
    2%
  • Carpenter
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    56%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Household Duties
    2%
  • Domestic
    2%

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

Martins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Martins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Martins 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 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Martins. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Martins. For the veterans among your Martins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Martins Life Expectancy

What is the average Martins lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Martins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Martins in 1947 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Martins

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