Last name: MAR

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MAR : This last name is indexed 171,505 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MAR : 1: Spanish Portuguese Galician Asturian-Leonese and Catalan: topographic name for someone living by the sea from mar ‘sea’ (from Latin mare).2: German: nickname from Middle High German mar(w) ‘tender delicate’ or an altered form of Mahr a topographic name from mar ‘lake swamp stagnant water’.3: Hungarian (Már): from a short form of the personal name Márkus or Márk Hungarian forms of Marcus and Mark; or possibly from the personal name Márton Hungarian form of Martin.4: Scottish: variant of Marr.5: Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 馬 see Ma 1.6: Burmese: from a personal name usually forming part of a compound name from mar ‘healthy firm’. — Note: Since Burmese do not have hereditary surnames this name was registered as such only after immigration of its bearers to the US.

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