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Merson Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from a reduced form of Meyer 2, + German Sohn ‘son’. French: metonymic occupational name for a trader, from Old French mers (Latin merx) ‘wares’, ‘merchandise’. Scottish: probably a metronymic from a short form of the female personal name Mary (see Marie).

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


Similar surnames: Person, Melson, Berson, Herson, Ferron, Musson, Marron, Moron, Persyn

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Merson Family Origin

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Merson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Farmer Son

    10%
  • Light Keeper

    10%

In 1881, the most common Merson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Merson's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Merson. A less common occupation for the Merson family was Light Keeper.

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Merson Historical Records

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Merson Life Expectancy

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