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Meritt Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Merritt.

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


Similar surnames: Merritt, Merrett, Levitt, Merritts, Bernitt, Petitt, Perritt

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Meritt Family Origin

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Meritt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meritt. A less common occupation for the Meritt family was Farm Laborer. The most common Meritt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Meritt's were Farmers.

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Meritt Historical Records

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Meritt Life Expectancy

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