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Merlin Name Meaning

English, French, and Spanish (Merlín): from the Old French personal name Merlin, Latin Merlinus was derived from the Welsh personal name Myrddin. Merlinus was a Latinized form of Myrddin devised by Geoffrey of Monmouth and popularized in the Arthurian romances. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Merle, a pet form of Miryam (see Mirkin).

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


Similar surnames: Serlin, Merin, Melin, Perlin, Berlin, Markin, Carlin, Merlino, Merl

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Merlin Family Origin

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Merlin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Cab Driver

    11%
  • Chemical Labourer

    11%
  • Greengrocer

    11%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Merlin family was Greengrocer. Farmer, Cab Driver and Chemical Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Merlin. The most common Merlin occupation in the UK was Farmer. 22% of Merlin's were Farmers.

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Merlin Historical Records

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Merlin Life Expectancy

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