Merta Family History

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Merta Name Meaning

Polish: from the female personal name Merta (see Marta).

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


Similar surnames: Marta, Berta, Mertz, Mente, Merl, Perna, Bertz, Mort, Mehta, Mecca

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Merta Family Origin

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Merta Family Occupations

What did your Merta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Merta. 27% of Merta men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Merta women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Merta were Farm Laborer and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    27%
  • Mechanic
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Lodginghouse Keeper
    23%
  • Clerk
    23%
  • Laborer
    23%

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

Merta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Merta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Merta 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 621 immigration records available for the last name Merta. 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 438 military records available for the last name Merta. For the veterans among your Merta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Merta Life Expectancy

What is the average Merta lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Merta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Merta in 1963 was 70, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Merta 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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