Mery Family History

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Mery Name Meaning

variant of Merry 3, or from a short form of the personal name Aimery (see Emery). habitational name from places in Ardennes, Aube, Calvados, Marne, and Val-d’Oise, all derived from the same Gallo-Roman name as Merry 4.

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


Similar surnames: Merry, Mory, Mercy, Dery, Merk, Mars, Mar, Emery, Gery, Mary

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Mery Family Origin

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Mery Family Occupations

What did your Mery ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Express were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mery. A less common occupation for the Mery family was Filing Mill Saws. The most common Mery occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Mery's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Express

    5%
  • Filing Mill Saws

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mery ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mery Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mery 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Mery. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mery. For the veterans among your Mery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mery Life Expectancy

What is the average Mery lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Mery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mery in 1963 was 74, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mery

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mery 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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