Merkt Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German merket ‘market(place)’.

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


Similar surnames: Markt, Merker, Merle, Berke, Gerst, Berk, Merk, Merkl, Gerlt, Meske

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Merkt Family Origin

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Merkt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Saloon Keeper

    11%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Merkt family was Saloon Keeper. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Merkt. The most common Merkt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Merkt's were Farmers.

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Merkt Historical Records

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Merkt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Merkt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Merkt in 1945 was 50, and 63 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Merkt

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