Mercy Name Meaning

French: habitational name from places so named in Allier, Meuthe-et-Moselle, and Yonne, derived from the Latin personal name Marcius, Martius, or Mercius + the locative suffix -acum. French: from a Picard or Walloon form of Mercier.

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


Similar surnames: Merry, Percy, Marcy, Mery, Berry, Merck, Erny, Cerny, Mory, Terry

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Mercy Family Origin

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Mercy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Works In Bleachery

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mercy. The most common Mercy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Mercy's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mercy family was Works In Bleachery.

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Mercy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Mercy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Mercy in 1959 was 26, and 42 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mercy

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