Merica Family History

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Merica Name Meaning

Romanian: either from a pet form of the personal name Mera, from Miron, of Greek origin (see Myron), or a habitational name.

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

Similar surnames: Merin, Jurica, Melia, Mercy, Mera, Monica, Morici, Mesich, Maria

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Merica Family Origin

Where is the Merica family from?

Merica Family Occupations

What did your Merica ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Merica family was Clerk In Store. The most common Merica occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Merica's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Merica.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Clerk In Store


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Merica ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Merica Historical Records

What Merica family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Merica. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Merica 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 175 immigration records available for the last name Merica. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Merica. For the veterans among your Merica ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Merica Life Expectancy

What is the average Merica lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Merica life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Merica in 1957 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Merica

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Merica 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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