Merin Name Meaning

Spanish (Merín): possibly a variant of Marín (see Marin), or in some cases perhaps a habitational name from one of the places in Galicia named Merín (A Coruña and Pontevedra provinces). Jewish (from Belarus): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Mere, a pet form of the personal name of Miryam (see Mirkin).

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


Similar surnames: Merlin, Marin, Melin, Morin, Markin, Merl, Murin, Perin, Belin, Mein

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Merin Family Origin

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Merin Family Occupations

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  • Journalier

    60%
  • Servant

    20%

In 1881, the most common Merin occupation in Canada was Journalier. 60% of Merin's were Journaliers. Journalier and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Merin.

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Between 1943 and 2004, Merin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Merin in 1943 was 32, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Merin

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