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Where is the Merk family from?
You can see how Merk families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Merk family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Merk families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Merk families living in Georgia. This was about 43% of all the recorded Merk's in the USA. Georgia had the highest population of Merk families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Merk surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Merk. 22% of Merk men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Merk women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Merk were Janitor and Housewife.