Merz Family History

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Merz Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Mertz.

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


Similar surnames: Marz, Herz, Merk, Menz, Mar, Gerl, Metz, Maerz, Mery, Mers

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Merz Family Origin

Where is the Merz family from?

Merz Family Occupations

What did your Merz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Merz family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Merz. The most common Merz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 7% of Merz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Shoemaker

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Merz Historical Records

What Merz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Merz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Merz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Merz

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Merz. 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 Merz. For the veterans among your Merz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Merz Life Expectancy

What is the average Merz lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Merz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Merz in 1947 was 41, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Merz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Merz 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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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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