Mercy Name Meaning

French: habitational name from places so named in Allier, Meuthe-et-Moselle, and Yonne, derived from the Latin personal name Marcius, Martius, or Mercius + the locative suffix -acum. French: from a Picard or Walloon form of Mercier.

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


Similar surnames: Merry, Percy, Marcy, Mery, Berry, Merck, Erny, Cerny, Mory, Terry

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Mercy Family Origin

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Mercy Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    22%
  • Agricultural Lab

    4%
  • Aviary Keeper (Animal)

    4%
  • Baker

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mercy family was Baker. Agricultural Labourer, Agricultural Lab and Aviary Keeper (Animal) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mercy. The most common Mercy occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 22% of Mercy's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Mercy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Mercy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Mercy in 1959 was 26, and 42 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mercy

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