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Origins of the Meres surname

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About the Mereses

We have a total number of 453 records for people with the last name Meres.

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Where do most Mereses live?

In 1921, most Mereses lived in West Midlands.


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Interesting facts about Mereses

How common is your surname?

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

We have 355 records for the Meres surname. The oldest one dates back to 1840.

Who were Mereses most likely to marry?

Grays

&

Davises

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Mereses.

What are the most common Meres first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Mereses

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

Common Female occupations for Mereses in 1921
Servant

3

At Home

2

Dun Maker

2

House Keeper

2

House Servant

2

Common Male occupations for Mereses in 1921
Farm Labourer

6

White Fisher

6

Agricultural Labourer

3

Gent

3

Ab

2

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