Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. MAHRCH-bangks
Other Forms FormsMarchbanks
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Contributor Contrib.babycrookston on 9/29/2013
Reputedly from the name of a Scottish estate (Ratho-Marjoribankis) bestowed on Robert the Bruce's daughter Marjorie on her marriage in 1316. A fictional bearer is Lucilla Marjoribanks, the heroine of Margaret Oliphant's novel 'Miss Marjoribanks' (1866).