Origins of the Merna surname

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    In 1921, most Mernas lived in london

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    Common jobs for Mernas

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

    Common female occupations for Mernas in 1921

    Domestic Servant




    Housemaid Domestic


    At Home


    Cap Maker


    Common male occupations for Mernas in 1921

    Dock Labourer


    Nail Maker






    Nail Makers Son


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