Merrin Family History

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Merrin Name Meaning

English (East Midlands): unexplained; possibly a variant of Marrin.

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

Similar surnames: Murrin, Merris, Merring, Herrin, Merren, Merwin, Marrin, Merin

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Merrin Family Origin

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Merrin Family Occupations

What did your Merrin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Hewer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Merrin. 18% of Merrin men worked as a Colliery Hewer and 88% of Merrin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Merrin were Carpenter joiner and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Hewer
  • General Labourer
  • Cabinet Maker
  • Carpenter joiner

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper

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

Merrin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Merrin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Merrin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Merrin. 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 763 military records available for the last name Merrin. For the veterans among your Merrin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Merrin Life Expectancy

What is the average Merrin lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Merrin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Merrin in 1954 was 50, and 81 in 2004.

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