Merkling Family History

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Merkling Name Meaning

German: habitational name from either of two places called Merklingen, near Stuttgart and Ulm.

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


Similar surnames: Merklinger, Herling, Melling, Welling, Erling, Meiring, Merlino

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Merkling Family Origin

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Merkling Family Occupations

What did your Merkling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Merkling occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Merkling's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Merkling family was Farmer. Laborer, Carpenter and Carpenter & Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Merkling.

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Carpenter & Farmer

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Merkling ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Merkling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Merkling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Merkling census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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

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Merkling Life Expectancy

What is the average Merkling lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Merkling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Merkling in 1945 was 33, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Merkling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Merkling ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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