Mergenthaler Family History

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Mergenthaler Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place called Mergenthal, probably named with a pet form of the personal name Maria (see Marie 1) + Middle High German tal ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Siegenthaler, Schoenthaler, Reisenauer, Mendenhall, Roethler

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Mergenthaler Family Origin

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Mergenthaler Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • At Home

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Mergenthaler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Mergenthaler's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mergenthaler. A less common occupation for the Mergenthaler family was Blacksmith.

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Mergenthaler Historical Records

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Mergenthaler Life Expectancy

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Famous Mergenthaler Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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