Merker Family History

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Merker Name Meaning

German: variant of Marker. South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Middle High German merker, German Merker ‘watchman’, ‘lookout’.

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


Similar surnames: Marker, Kerker, Merkel, Herzer, Marder, Erker, Berner, Meckler

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Merker Family Origin

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Merker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Merker family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Merker. The most common Merker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Merker's were Farmers.

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Merker Historical Records

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Merker Life Expectancy

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Famous Merker Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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