Merriwether Family History

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Merriwether Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Merriweather.

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

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Merriwether Family Origin

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Merriwether Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farm Laborer

    15%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Merriwether. The most common Merriwether occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Merriwether's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Merriwether family was Farming.

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Merriwether Historical Records

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Merriwether Life Expectancy

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Famous Merriwether Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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