Origins Available: German
The Markall surname is derived from the Old High German word "marah," or "horse" and "sclac," or "servant." Thus the name was originally occupational
for someone who looked after horses, often one of the most important servants in the noble houses.
Early Origins of the Markall family
The surname Markall was first found in Prussia
, where the name emerged in medieval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
Early History of the Markall family
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Markall Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Marschall, Marschal, Marshalle, Marschalles, Marschale, Marschales, Marchall, Marchal, Marschalls, Marschals, Markel, Markall, Markal, Marcal, Marcall and many more.
Early Notables of the Markall family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Markall family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Evert Marschal, who arrived in New Netherlands
in 1659; Nicholas Gillissen Marschal, who came to New Netherlands
in 1659; Michael Marschal, who came to New York, NY in 1851.
Contemporary Notables of the name Markall (post 1700)
- Francis William Markall (1905-1992), Roman Catholic Archbishop