March Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

March Name Meaning: Topographic for someone who lived on the border between two territories,marche 'boundary'. The name may also have been given to somebody with a special connection to the month of March.

May indicate someone who was borne or baptised in 'March',or possibly from the God 'Mars'. May have connotations to a feudal obligation or debt.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

March Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the March family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 131
Female Servant 98
Independent 59
Labourer 50
Male Servant 29
Ag Labourer 29
Farmer 23
Tailor 17
Weaver 17
Carpenter 14
Shoe Maker 13
Apprentice 13
Blacksmith 12
Butcher 11
Cotton Weaver 10
Mason 9
Coal Miner 9
Servant 7
Baker 7
Pauper 7
Porter 7
Lead Miner 7
Cotton Spinner 6
Miller 6
Cotton Factory 6

March Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 March 100% 28,970
2 Murch 80% 4,988
3 Murchie 57% 226
4 Merch 80% 189

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

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