Merino Family History

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Merino Name Meaning

Spanish: occupational or status name from Spanish merino, the title of a royal or seigneurial functionary who had wide legal and military jurisdiction over a district. The word is from Late Latin maiorinus, a derivative of maior. Compare Mayer and Mayoral.

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


Similar surnames: Marino, Morino, Cerino, Merin, Merida, Merlin, Forino, Serino, Perino

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Merino Family Origin

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Merino Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Gambler

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

In 1880, the most common Merino occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Merino's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Gambler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Merino. A less common occupation for the Merino family was Laborer.

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Merino Historical Records

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Merino Life Expectancy

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