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Merwin Surname Meaning

English: variant of Marvin .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Mervin, Merrin, Erwin, Mervine, Merin, Murfin, Merkin, Corwin, Markin

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Where is the Merwin family from?

You can see how Merwin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Merwin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Merwin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 8 Merwin families living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Merwin's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Merwin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Merwin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Merwin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Merwin. 100% of Merwin men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Merwin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Merwin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Merwin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Merwin. For the veterans among your Merwin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Merwin lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Merwin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Merwin in 1951 was 63, and 79 in 2004.

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