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Merrihew Name Meaning

English and Irish: most probably an altered form of Welsh Meredith (which is found as Meriday in 16th and 17th century English sources), or possibly of English Mayhew.

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

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Merrihew Family Origin

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Merrihew Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Keeps House

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Merrihew. The most common Merrihew occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Merrihew's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Merrihew family was Keeps House.

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Merrihew Historical Records

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Merrihew Life Expectancy

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