Mervis Family History

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Mervis Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from an altered form of Mevis, a reduced short form of the personal name Bartholomeus (see Bartholomew). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Meis, Merlin, Melis, Merkes, Mellis, Gervin, Ferris, Martis, Melvin

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Mervis Family Origin

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Mervis Family Occupations

What did your Mervis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Housekeeping were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mervis. The most common Mervis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Mervis's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Housekeeping


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Mervis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mervis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mervis census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 469 immigration records available for the last name Mervis. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 378 military records available for the last name Mervis. For the veterans among your Mervis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mervis Life Expectancy

What is the average Mervis lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Mervis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mervis in 1953 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mervis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mervis ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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