Origins of the Marten surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 18North West 25Isle of Man 2Yorkshire 22East Midlands 10West Midlands 71East 29London 174South East 162South West 49South Wales 12Mid WalesWest WalesNorth Wales 2Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Martens lived in london

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    What are the most common Marten first names?

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    Common jobs for Martens

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    Common female occupations for Martens in 1921

    Dressmaker

    34

    Widow

    34

    Living On Own Means

    32

    House Servant

    27

    Laundress

    27

    Common male occupations for Martens in 1921

    Agricultural Labourer

    89

    Yeoman

    57

    Husbandman

    46

    Farm Labourer

    32

    Farmer

    31

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