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Origins of the Mearn surname

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About the Mearns

We have a total number of 347 records for people with the last name Mearn.

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Where do most Mearns live?

In 1921, most Mearns lived in South East.

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Interesting facts about Mearns

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We have 243 records for the Mearn surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Mearns most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Mearn first names?

  • Thomas
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Mearns

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

Common Female occupations for Mearns in 1921
Silk Weaver


Cloth Cap Maker


General Servant




Boxing Silk Goods For Sundy Off


Common Male occupations for Mearns in 1921
Silk Weaver


General Labr






Ab Seaman


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