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Where is the Merten family from?
You can see how Merten families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Merten family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Merten families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 70 Merten families living in Wisconsin. This was about 28% of all the recorded Merten's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Merten families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Merten surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Merten. 15% of Merten men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Merten women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Merten were Proprietor and Nurse.