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Merkes Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Merke, Mirke (see Mirkin).

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


Similar surnames: Perkes, Merker, Mervis, Yerkes, Merkel, Hermes, Berken, Mores, Berkes

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Merkes Family Origin

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Merkes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Merkes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Merkes's were Farmers.

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