Merriweather Family History

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Merriweather Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone of a sunny disposition, from Middle English merry (see Merry) + wether ‘weather’ (Old English weder).

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


Similar surnames: Meriweather, Merryweather, Merriwether, Fairweather, Leather, Merritt

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Merriweather Family Origin

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Merriweather Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Merriweather family was Keeping House. The most common Merriweather occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Merriweather's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Merriweather.

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Merriweather Historical Records

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Merriweather Life Expectancy

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