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Merson Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from a reduced form of Meyer 2, + German Sohn ‘son’. French: metonymic occupational name for a trader, from Old French mers (Latin merx) ‘wares’, ‘merchandise’. Scottish: probably a metronymic from a short form of the female personal name Mary (see Marie).

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


Similar surnames: Person, Melson, Berson, Herson, Ferron, Musson, Marron, Moron, Persyn

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Merson Family Origin

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Merson Family Occupations

What did your Merson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Merson family was Farming. The most common Merson occupation in the USA was Laborer. 30% of Merson's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Merson.

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  • Laborer

    30%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    7%

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Merson Historical Records

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Merson Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Merson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Merson in 1951 was 51, and 82 in 2004.

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