Origins of the Merrikin surname

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    In 1921, most Merrikins lived in east-midlands

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    Common jobs for Merrikins

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    Common female occupations for Merrikins in 1921

    Annuitant

    6

    Dressmaker

    6

    Domestic Servant

    5

    Living On Own Means

    4

    General Servant Domestic

    3

    Common male occupations for Merrikins in 1921

    Sailmaker

    14

    Farmer

    13

    Tailor

    12

    Farm Labourer

    6

    Shipwright

    5

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