14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Merica Family History

Merica Name Meaning
Romanian: either from a pet form of the personal name Mera, from Miron, of Greek origin (see Myron), or a habitational name.

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

19,746 Historical Documents with Merica on Ancestry.com
3,140 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,272 Military Records
166 Immigration Records
2,369 Census and Voter Lists
12,799 Member Trees

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Name Distribution of Merica Families

  • Number of Merica families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Merica families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Merica last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Merica census records

You can see how Merica families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

View all Merica census records >

Merica Family Origin

Click on a place to view Merica immigration records

The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Merica families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

View all Merica immigration records >

Merica Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

Click on a circle in the chart to view Merica immigration records

You can find out when most of the Merica families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

View all Merica immigration records >

Average Life Expectancy for Merica

Click on a circle in the chart to view Merica birth and death records

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

View all Merica ancestors in the SSDI

Merica Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Merica census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Merica ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

View all Merica census records >

Merica Civil War Service Records

Click to view veteran service records

You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

View all Merica military records >

Message Board about Merica 33 Threads, 110 Messages

Look up another family name
×