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Mercedes Family History

Mercedes Name Meaning
Spanish: from the Marian name Nuestra Señora(or María) de las Mercedes, from the plural of merced ‘grace’, ‘mercy’. DK.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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13,527 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
88 Military Records
944 Immigration Records
1,400 Census and Voter Lists
1,465 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Mercedes Families

  • Number of Mercedes families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mercedes families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Mercedes last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Mercedes census records

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Mercedes Family Origin

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Mercedes Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mercedes

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Mercedes Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mercedes census records

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Military Service by Mercedes

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