Marsh Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Marsh Name Meaning: A name given to someone who lived near a marsh.

From the Old English \"mersc\" (and the Middle English \"mershe\"), this was a name given to someone who lived near a fen or a marsh.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Marsh Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Marsh family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 573
Female Servant 412
Independent 292
Labourer 234
Farmer 176
Male Servant 152
Shoe Maker 99
Cotton Weaver 96
Weaver 83
Silk Weaver 63
Coal Miner 50
Tailor 48
Carpenter 44
Apprentice 41
Gardener 37
Pupil 35
Blacksmith 32
Dress Maker 27
Nailor 27
Miner 26
Clerk 24
Laundress 24
Independant 24
Publican 23
Grocer 23

Marsh Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Marsh 100% 155,894
2 Mersh 80% 1,135
3 Morish 67% 615
4 Marish 83% 180
5 Morsh 80% 114

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

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