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Merrell Family History

Merrell Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Merrill.

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

274,828 Historical Documents with Merrell on Ancestry.com
55,283 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,307 Military Records
2,210 Immigration Records
47,753 Census and Voter Lists
161,275 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Merrell Families

  • Number of Merrell families
     61 - 120
     21 - 60
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Merrell families
     63 - 124
     22 - 62
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Merrell last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Merrell census records

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Merrell Family Origin

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

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Merrell Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Merrell 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.

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Average Life Expectancy for Merrell

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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.

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Merrell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Merrell census records

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

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Merrell Civil War Service Records

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

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