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Where is the Merl family from?
You can see how Merl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Merl family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Merl families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Merl family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Merl's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Merl families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Merl 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 Merl. 31% of Merl men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Merl women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Merl were Furrier and Waitress.