Mery Family History

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Mery Name Meaning

variant of Merry 3, or from a short form of the personal name Aimery (see Emery). habitational name from places in Ardennes, Aube, Calvados, Marne, and Val-d’Oise, all derived from the same Gallo-Roman name as Merry 4.

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

Similar surnames: Merry, Mory, Mercy, Dery, Merk, Mars, Mar, Emery, Gery, Mary

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Mery Family Origin

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Mery Family Occupations

What did your Mery ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Baker Jantneyman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mery. 12% of Mery men worked as a Baker Jantneyman and 50% of Mery women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mery were Draper sub Post Master Ret and Glass Washer

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Baker Jantneyman
  • Capstan Lathe Operator
  • Dock Labourer
  • Draper sub Post Master Ret

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Shop Assistant
  • Cashier At Cinema
  • Glass Washer

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

Mery Historical Records

What Mery family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Mery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mery 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 Mery. 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 348 military records available for the last name Mery. For the veterans among your Mery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mery Life Expectancy

What is the average Mery lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Mery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mery in 1963 was 74, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mery

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mery 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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