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Mertes Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: variant of Mertens.

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


Similar surnames: Merten, Mertens, Hermes, Mertel, Mester, Berkes, Maertens, Mente

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Mertes Family Origin

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Mertes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Mertes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Mertes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mertes family was Laborer. Farmer, Baker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mertes.

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Mertes Historical Records

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Mertes Life Expectancy

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Famous Mertes Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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