Merrett Family History

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Merrett Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Merritt.

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

Similar surnames: Perrett, Jerrett, Meritt, Merritt, Surrett, Merrell, Merriott

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Merrett Family Origin

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Merrett Family Occupations

What did your Merrett ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Merrett. 8% of Merrett men worked as an Incapacitated and 72% of Merrett women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Merrett were Retired and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Incapacitated
  • General Labourer
  • Dairy Farmer
  • Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Private Means

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

Merrett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 60,000 census records available for the last name Merrett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Merrett 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Merrett. 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 Merrett. For the veterans among your Merrett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Merrett Life Expectancy

What is the average Merrett lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2003, in the United States, Merrett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Merrett in 1944 was 51, and 87 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Merrett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Merrett 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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