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Early Origins of the Mari family

The surname Mari was first found in Castile, in north central Spain.

Early History of the Mari family

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Mari Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Santa Maria, Santa Marie, St. Maria, St. Marie and many more.

Early Notables of the Mari family (pre 1700)

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Mari Ranking

In France, the name Mari is the 2,837th most popular surname with an estimated 2,000 - 2,500 people with that name. [1]

United States Mari migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mari Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Maria Mari, aged 48, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1831 [2]
  • J Mari, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Mari (post 1700) +

  • Teairra Marí (b. 1987), born Teairra Marí Thomas, an American singer-songwriter, dancer, model and actress
  • José Mari (b. 1978), born José María Romero Poyón, a Spanish retired footballer who played as a forward
  • Pablo Marí Villar (b. 1993), Spanish professional footballer
  • Salvador Soler Mari, Spanish actor
  • Enzo Mari (1932-2020), noted Italian modernist artist and furniture designer who died from COVID-19
  • Juan Mari Brás (1927-2010), Puerto Rican advocate for Puerto Rican independence from the United States
  • Mari Marchbanks, American multiple award winning director and writer, known for Fall to Grace (2005), Arlo and Julie (2014) and Austin Movie Show (2004)
  • Mari Ostendorf, American professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Washington
  • Mari Youngblood, born Mary Schreck, American soprano vocalist, wife of Thomas Youngblood
  • Mari Holden (b. 1971), American Olympic silver medalist and World Champion and six time National Champion in cycling

  2. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8) on Facebook