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Mergens Name Meaning

German: unexplained; perhaps a respelling of Mehrkens, a patronymic from a pet form of a personal name formed with Mer-, for example, Merolf, Merbod.

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


Similar surnames: Jergens, Mertens, Jurgens, Menges, Merges, Mehrens, Fergen, Mergel

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Mergens Family Origin

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Mergens Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Saloon Keeper

    25%
  • Works Saw Mill

    25%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mergens family was Works Saw Mill. Blacksmith, Farmer and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mergens. The most common Mergens occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 25% of Mergens's were Blacksmiths.

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Mergens Historical Records

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Mergens Life Expectancy

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