When Mary Marler was born in 1855, in Rapides, Louisiana, United States, her father, Silas Marler, was 28 and her mother, Mary Jane Holloway, was 33. She died in 1863, in Rapides, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 8.
occupational name from Middle English marler, either ‘spreader of marl (as fertilizer)’ or ‘hewer or quarrier of marl’.
topographic name from Middle English marlere ‘marl-pit’ (Old French marliere).
in Norfolk, perhaps also a variant of Morley .