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Origins of the Merrifield surname

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About the Merrifields

We have a total number of 8622 records for people with the last name Merrifield.

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Where do most Merrifields live?

In 1921, most Merrifields lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Merrifields

How common is your surname?

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

We have 7,320 records for the Merrifield surname. The oldest one dates back to 1559.

Who were Merrifields most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Browns

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What are the most common Merrifield first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Merrifields

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

Common Female occupations for Merrifields in 1921
Dressmaker

52

General Servant Domestic

26

Charwoman

22

House Servant

17

Domestic Servant

12

Common Male occupations for Merrifields in 1921
Farm Labourer

38

Agricultural Labourer

37

Carpenter

26

Attendant

24

General Labourer

23

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