Mertens Family History

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Mertens Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from a variant of the personal name Martin.

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

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Mertens Family Origin

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Mertens Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mertens family was Laborer. The most common Mertens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Mertens's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mertens.

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Mertens Historical Records

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Mertens Life Expectancy

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