Merker Family History

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Merker Name Meaning

German: variant of Marker. South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Middle High German merker, German Merker ‘watchman’, ‘lookout’.

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


Similar surnames: Marker, Kerker, Merkel, Herzer, Marder, Erker, Berner, Meckler

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Merker Family Origin

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Merker Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayer Works

    33%
  • Machine Builder

    33%
  • Wardroom R. N. Steward

    33%

In 1881, Bricklayer Works and Machine Builder were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Merker. A less common occupation for the Merker family was Wardroom R. N. Steward. The most common Merker occupation in the UK was Bricklayer Works. 33% of Merker's were Bricklayer Workss.

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Merker Historical Records

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Merker Life Expectancy

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