Merkin Family History

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Merkin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Mirkin.

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

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Merkin Family Origin

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Merkin Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    50%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • House Keeping

    25%

In 1880, Keeping House and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Merkin. A less common occupation for the Merkin family was House Keeping. The most common Merkin occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 50% of Merkin's were Keeping Houses.

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Merkin Historical Records

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Merkin Life Expectancy

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Famous Merkin Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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