Merlin Family History

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Merlin Name Meaning

English, French, and Spanish (Merlín): from the Old French personal name Merlin, Latin Merlinus was derived from the Welsh personal name Myrddin. Merlinus was a Latinized form of Myrddin devised by Geoffrey of Monmouth and popularized in the Arthurian romances. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Merle, a pet form of Miryam (see Mirkin).

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

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Merlin Family Origin

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Merlin Family Occupations

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  • Barber

    14%
  • At Home Keep House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farmer

    7%

In 1880, the most common Merlin occupation in the USA was Barber. 14% of Merlin's were Barbers. A less common occupation for the Merlin family was Farmer. Barber, At Home Keep House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Merlin.

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Merlin Life Expectancy

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