Marchant Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Marchant Name Meaning: Thought to have originated from the Latin word 'mercis', meaning commerce/exchange.

An occupationla name which would often be given to someone who was a trader/seller. The name was first found in Buckinghamshire and was thought to have been introduced after the Norman Invasion.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Marchant Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Marchant family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 141
Female Servant 79
Independent 67
Farmer 52
Labourer 35
Male Servant 24
Carpenter 17
Weaver 14
Shoe Maker 13
Cloth Worker 12
Gardener 9
Independant 8
Tailor 7
Baker 7
Brick Layer 7
Ag Lab 7
Dress Maker 6
Blacksmith 6
Pupil 6
Pauper 6
Silk Weaver 6
Smith 6
Mason 6
Miller 5
Ag Labourer 5

Marchant Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Marchant 100% 32,393
2 Merchant 88% 16,630
3 Marchent 88% 455

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

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