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Merson Family History

Merson Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from a reduced form of Meyer 2, + German Sohn ‘son’.French: metonymic occupational name for a trader, from Old French mers (Latin merx) ‘wares’, ‘merchandise’.Scottish: probably a metronymic from a short form of the female personal name Mary (see Marie).

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

43,597 Historical Documents with Merson on Ancestry.com
9,812 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,518 Military Records
2,676 Immigration Records
14,265 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Merson Families

  • Number of Merson families
     27 - 52
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Merson families
     37 - 72
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Merson families
     44 - 86
     15 - 43
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Merson Family Origin

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Merson Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Merson

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Merson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Merson Civil War Service Records

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