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Origins of the Merrylees surname

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About the Merryleeses

We have a total number of 815 records for people with the last name Merrylees.

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Where do most Merryleeses live?

In 1921, most Merryleeses lived in Yorkshire.


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Interesting facts about Merryleeses

How common is your surname?

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

We have 686 records for the Merrylees surname. The oldest one dates back to 1852.

Who were Merryleeses most likely to marry?

Andersons

&

Burnses

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What are the most common Merrylees first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Margaret
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Merryleeses

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

Common Female occupations for Merryleeses in 1921
Dressmaker

5

Living On Private Means

5

Living On Own Means

4

F S

3

Nurse

3

Common Male occupations for Merryleeses in 1921
Blacksmith

14

Joiner

7

Tailor

4

A L

3

Manufacturer

3

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