Merrin Family History

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Merrin Name Meaning

English (East Midlands): unexplained; possibly a variant of Marrin.

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


Similar surnames: Murrin, Merris, Merring, Herrin, Merren, Merwin, Marrin, Merin

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Merrin Family Origin

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Merrin Family Occupations

What did your Merrin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Merrin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Merrin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Merrin family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Merrin.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Merrin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Merrin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Merrin 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 Merrin. 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 Merrin. For the veterans among your Merrin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Merrin Life Expectancy

What is the average Merrin lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Merrin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Merrin in 1954 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Merrin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Merrin 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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