Mercier Family History

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Mercier Name Meaning

English and French: occupational name for a trader, from Old French mercier (see Mercer).

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

Similar surnames: Mercer, Bercier, Perrier, Verdier, Ferrier, Verrier, Meunier, Messier

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Mercier Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mercier name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mercier. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • France


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Mercier Family Origin

Where is the Mercier family from?

Mercier Family Occupations

What did your Mercier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mercier. The most common Mercier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Mercier's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mercier family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mercier ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mercier Historical Records

What Mercier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 71,000 census records available for the last name Mercier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mercier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Mercier. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Mercier. For the veterans among your Mercier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mercier Life Expectancy

What is the average Mercier lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mercier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mercier in 1942 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mercier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mercier 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.

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