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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Marston

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From Old English mersc (“marsh”) + tūn (“enclosure, settlement”).

  1. Any of a great number of places in England.
  2. A habitational surname​.

Notable Persons Named Marston

Marston Bates was a scientist in the fields of zoology and epidemiology. Marston was born on July 23rd, 1906 in Michigan. He breathed his last breath on April 3rd, 1974.


Marston T. Bogert was an american chemist. Marston was born on April 18th, 1868 in Flushing, New York. He breathed his last breath in 1954.


Marston was born on July 13th, 1837. He breathed his last breath on September 11th, 1921.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Marston

William Moulton Marston was a psychologist and writer. William was born on May 9th, 1893 in Saugus, Massachusetts. William is also known as Charles Moulton. He breathed his last breath on May 2nd, 1947.


Elizabeth Holloway Marston was an editor, author, and lecturer. Elizabeth was given the name Elizabeth Holloway on February 20th, 1893 in Isle of Man. Elizabeth is also known as Sadie Holloway. She breathed her last breath on March 27th, 1993.


Joshua Marston is a screenwriter and film director. Joshua was born on August 13th, 1968 in , U.S.


Nathaniel Marston was an actor and producer. He was most prominent from 1996 to 2011. Nathaniel was born on July 9th, 1975 in Torrington, Connecticut, U.S. He passed away on November 11th, 2015.


Colin J. Marston is a technical death metal, black metal, and avant-garde music musician and record producer. He plays Bass guitar, Guitar, and Warr Guitar. He was most prominent from 2004 to present. Colin was given the name Colin James Marston on September 13th, 1982.


Ralph Marston was a football player. Ralph was born on February 16th, 1907 in Malden, Massachusetts. He died on December 7th, 1967.


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Popularity of Marston as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Marston U.S.
  White 88.13% 64.26%
  African American 6.27% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.70% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.46% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.43% 16.26%

Of Last Name Marston

People with the last name Marston are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Marston

  • How Popular is the name Marston? Marston is the 21,028th most popular name of all time. As a last name Marston was the 5,329th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Marston have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 321 babies born with the first name Marston in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marston to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Marston? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Marston first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marston is Wednesday, June 25th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Marston born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marston was in 1943 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Marston: Your name in reverse order is Notsram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nsmorta. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Marston? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,535 people with the last name Marston.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Marston? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Marston as their last name.

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