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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 154 people named Merritte in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% less people named Merritte in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 131 people named Merritte were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 47% were female, the most common name for males was Robert
  • The youngest was 2 and the oldest was 81
  • For 62 females, Annie was the most common name
  • 46 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Merritte families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 8% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • Most fathers originated from Alabama
  • Most immigrants originated from Barbados