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Merriweather Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone of a sunny disposition, from Middle English merry (see Merry) + wether ‘weather’ (Old English weder).

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


Similar surnames: Meriweather, Merryweather, Merriwether, Fairweather, Leather, Merritt

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Merriweather Family Origin

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Merriweather Family Occupations

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  • Joiner

    50%
  • Stone Mason

    50%

In 1881, the most common Merriweather occupation in the UK was Joiner. 50% of Merriweather's were Joiners. Joiner and Stone Mason were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Merriweather.

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Merriweather Historical Records

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Merriweather Life Expectancy

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Famous Merriweather Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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