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Origins of the Maer surname

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About the Maers

We have a total number of 611 records for people with the last name Maer.

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Where do most Maers live?

In 1921, most Maers lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Maers

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 443 records for the Maer surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Maers most likely to marry?




Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Maers.

What are the most common Maer first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Sarah

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Common jobs for Maers

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Maers in 1921


General Servant


Dress Maker




Farmer Labourer


Common Male occupations for Maers in 1921




Able Seaman


Agricultural Labourer




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