Merriam Family History

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Merriam Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Merriams in Leeds, Kent.

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


Similar surnames: Merritt, Merrill, Merrick, Mepham, Merriman, Derham, Herring, Markham

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Merriam Family Origin

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Merriam Family Occupations

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  • Formerly Carpenter

    17%
  • Formerly Seaman

    17%
  • Innkeeper

    17%
  • Licenced Victualler

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Merriam family was Licenced Victualler. Formerly Carpenter, Formerly Seaman and Innkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Merriam. The most common Merriam occupation in the UK was Formerly Carpenter. 17% of Merriam's were Formerly Carpenters.

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Merriam Historical Records

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Merriam Life Expectancy

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