Mertz Name Meaning

(northern): patronymic from a form of the personal name Martin. variant of Martz. This surname is also established in Poland, where it is now usually spelled Merc.

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


Similar surnames: Metz, Gertz, Martz, Hertz, Maertz, Bertz, Kertz, Wertz, Artz, Ertz

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Mertz Family Origin

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Mertz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Labourer

    14%
  • Sawer

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mertz family was Sawer. Farmer, Laborer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mertz. The most common Mertz occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Mertz's were Farmers.

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Mertz Historical Records

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Mertz Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Mertz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mertz in 1944 was 29, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mertz

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