Merchant Family History
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Merchant Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a buyer and seller of goods, from Old French, Middle English march(e)ant, Late Latin mercatans (see Marchand). Indian (Gujarat and Bombay city): Muslim and Parsi occupational name for a trader, from the English vocabulary word merchant.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Marchand, Marchant, Marciante, Dechant, Marchal, Morant, Demerchant