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Markson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name Markson is a proud symbol of ancient Jewish culture. Before the late Middle Ages, people were known only by a single name. However, as the population increased and travelers set out on their journeys, it became necessary for people to adopt a second name to identify themselves. Jewish hereditary surnames were adopted from a variety of different sources. Two of the most common types of Jewish family names are patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The surname Markson is a patronymic surname, which derives from the Latin given name Marcus. In the case of the Jewish surname Markson, it is in many cases an Anglicization of any of several like-sounding Jewish surnames.

Early Origins of the Markson family



Contemporary Notables of the name Markson (post 1700)


  • Yoland D. Markson, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1956 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Sam Markson, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Bronx County 5th District, 1932 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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