Marshall Family Background

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Surname Meaning

Normally an occupational name given to one that looked after the horses. Derived from the old German ‘marah’ and ‘scalc’ meaning horse and servant.

Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Marshall Surname Statistics


Top Professions for the Marshall family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 1,198
Female Servant 903
Independent 576
Farmer 388
Male Servant 377
Labourer 333
Shoe Maker 173
Tailor 102
Cotton Weaver 99
Ag Labourer 94
Dress Maker 92
Weaver 91
Carpenter 81
Butcher 78
Apprentice 77
Blacksmith 75
Joiner 73
Gardener 72
Frame Work Knitter 68
Pupil 62
Coal Miner 61
Clerk 56
Clothier 54
Servant 52
Pauper 51

Marshall Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Marshall 100% 304,002
2 Marshell 88% 6,258
3 Marshal 88% 3,827
4 Morshall 88% 320
5 Marshel 75% 318
6 Marshull 88% 283
7 Mershall 88% 226
8 Murshall 88% 171
9 Marshill 88% 167

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The surname Marshall is the most popular version of all its varients

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