Merl Family History

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Merl Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Merl, a pet form of Hebrew Miryam (see Mirkin).

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

Similar surnames: Berl, Perl, Merle, Merk, Mery, Gell, Ber, Merkl, Gerl, Herl

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Merl Family Origin

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Merl Family Occupations

What did your Merl ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Ladies Costume Designer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Merl.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Ladies Costume Designer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Merl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Merl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Merl 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 520 immigration records available for the last name Merl. 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 852 military records available for the last name Merl. For the veterans among your Merl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Merl Life Expectancy

What is the average Merl lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Merl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Merl in 1947 was 41, and 92 in 2004.

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