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Where is the Mertens family from?
You can see how Mertens families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mertens family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Mertens families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Mertens families living in Virginia. This was about 67% of all the recorded Mertens's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Mertens families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mertens surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mertens. 13% of Mertens men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Mertens women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mertens were Truck Driver and Housework.