Merhar Family History

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Merhar Name Meaning

Slovenian (central Slovenia): from mrhar, an agent derivative of mrha ‘carrion’, hence an unflattering nickname for someone regarded as a vulture or carrion crow (in a figurative sense), or a nickname meaning ‘bear’, or possibly an occupational name for someone who flayed animal hides.

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


Similar surnames: Mercer, Lerner, Medlar, Melgar, Meehan, Mera, Mercado, Mehan, Mohr

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Merhar Family Origin

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Merhar Family Occupations

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Merhar Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Merhar. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Merhar. For the veterans among your Merhar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Merhar Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Merhar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Merhar in 1964 was 76, and 86 in 2004.

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