Merkl Family History

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Merkl Name Meaning

German: variant of Merkel. Czech: from the personal name Markus (see Mark), or possibly in some cases from the personal name Martin.

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

Similar surnames: Merkel, Merk, Berke, Merkle, Berk, Marko, Morel, Berko, Merl, Mery

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Merkl Family Origin

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Merkl Family Occupations

What did your Merkl ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Supervisor Timber Section and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Merkl. 50% of Merkl men worked as a Builders Supervisor Timber Section and 34% of Merkl women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Merkl were Lithographer Printer and Wife Of Retired Merchant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Supervisor Timber Section
  • Lithographer Printer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Certificate Assistant Teacher Hart Ed
  • Dressmaker
  • Wife Of Retired Merchant

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Merkl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Merkl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Merkl census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 558 immigration records available for the last name Merkl. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Merkl. For the veterans among your Merkl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Merkl Life Expectancy

What is the average Merkl lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Merkl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Merkl in 1948 was 35, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Merkl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Merkl 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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