Mersereau Family History

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Mersereau Name Meaning

Altered spelling of French Mercereau, an occupational name from a diminutive of Old French mercier ‘merchant’ (from vulgar Latin merciarius, a derivative of merx, genitive mercis ‘merchandise’).

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


Similar surnames: Jarreau, Bercegeay, Mersman, Crepeau, Meiser, Messore, Reneau

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Mersereau Family Origin

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Mersereau Family Occupations

What did your Mersereau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mersereau family was Car Denter. The most common Mersereau occupation in the USA was Laborer. 8% of Mersereau's were Laborers. Laborer, Oyster Business and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mersereau.

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  • Laborer

    8%
  • Oyster Business

    8%
  • Bookkeeper

    4%
  • Car Denter

    4%

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

Mersereau Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mersereau Life Expectancy

What is the average Mersereau lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mersereau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Mersereau in 1945 was 40, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mersereau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mersereau 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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