Origins of the Mercer surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 92North West 407Isle of Man 11Yorkshire 565East Midlands 44West Midlands 180East 396London 3852South East 1156South West 90South Wales 6Mid Wales 10West WalesNorth Wales 12Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Mercers lived in london

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    Interesting facts about Mercer

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    550th most common surname in the UK

    We have for the Mercer surname. The oldest one dates back to 1100.

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    What are the most common Mercer first names?

    John

    William

    Mary

    Elizabeth

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    Common jobs for Mercers

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    Common female occupations for Mercers in 1921

    Cotton Weaver

    577

    Dressmaker

    328

    Domestic Servant

    165

    Laundress

    158

    Housekeeper

    149

    Common male occupations for Mercers in 1921

    Cotton Weaver

    394

    Farmer

    316

    General Labourer

    274

    Agricultural Labourer

    265

    Carpenter

    228

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