Mertens Family History

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Mertens Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from a variant of the personal name Martin.

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


Similar surnames: Merten, Martens, Maertens, Mertins, Mergens, Mertes, Mehrtens

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Mertens Family Origin

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Mertens Family Occupations

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  • Cattle Salesman

    13%
  • Income Derived From Land

    13%
  • None

    13%
  • Painter House

    13%

In 1881, Cattle Salesman, Income Derived From Land and None were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mertens. The most common Mertens occupation in the UK was Cattle Salesman. 13% of Mertens's were Cattle Salesmans. A less common occupation for the Mertens family was Painter House.

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Mertens Historical Records

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Mertens Life Expectancy

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