Merenda Family History

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Merenda Name Meaning

Italian: from merenda, from Late Latin merenda ‘evening meal’; however, it may have retained the meaning of Latin merere ‘to merit’ in the sense ‘worthy cause’, ‘thing of merit’. Portuguese: from merenda ‘light meal’, cognate with 1.

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

Similar surnames: Mirenda, Miranda, Merida, Meranda, Serena, Ceresa, Moren, Melena

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Merenda Family Origin

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Merenda Family Occupations

What did your Merenda ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Miner and Works On Farm were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Merenda. The most common Merenda occupation in the USA was Miner. 50% of Merenda's were Miners.

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  • Miner

  • Works On Farm


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

Merenda Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Merenda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Merenda 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Merenda. 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 358 military records available for the last name Merenda. For the veterans among your Merenda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Merenda Life Expectancy

What is the average Merenda lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Merenda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Merenda in 1961 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Merenda

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Merenda 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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