Merkley Family History

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Merkley Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Merkel.

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


Similar surnames: Meckley, Merkle, Perkey, Yeckley, Merklin, Eckley, Berley, Mickley

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Merkley Family Origin

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Merkley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Merkley. A less common occupation for the Merkley family was Carpenter. The most common Merkley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Merkley's were Farmers.

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Merkley Historical Records

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Merkley Life Expectancy

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