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Origins of the Merifield surname

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About the Merifields

We have a total number of 1392 records for people with the last name Merifield.

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Where do most Merifields live?

In 1921, most Merifields lived in North East.


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Interesting facts about Merifields

How common is your surname?

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

We have 1,240 records for the Merifield surname. The oldest one dates back to 1559.

Who were Merifields most likely to marry?

Moores

&

Smiths

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What are the most common Merifield first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Merifields

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

Common Female occupations for Merifields in 1921
Housekeeper

4

At Home

3

Clerk

3

Dressmaker

3

Esquire

3

Common Male occupations for Merifields in 1921
Blacksmith

8

Carpenter

7

Coal Miner

7

Son

6

Yeoman

5

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