Origins of the Merritt surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 126North West 22Isle of Man 1Yorkshire 239East Midlands 39West Midlands 40East 250London 812South East 462South West 206South Wales 20Mid Wales 3West WalesNorth Wales 1Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Merritts lived in london

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    Interesting facts about Merritt

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    What are the most common Merritt first names?

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    Common jobs for Merritts

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    Commmon female occupations for Merritts in 1921

    Laundress

    103

    General Servant Domestic

    76

    Dressmaker

    74

    Domestic Servant

    61

    Charwoman

    47

    Commmon male occupations for Merritts in 1921

    Agricultural Labourer

    131

    General Labourer

    128

    Farm Hands

    111

    Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

    101

    Blacksmith

    93

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