Origins of the Mersey surname

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    In 1921, most Merseys lived in london

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    What are the most common Mersey first names?

    Heaton

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    Common jobs for Merseys

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    Common female occupations for Merseys in 1921

    House Servant

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    Servant

    3

    Dressmaker

    2

    General Servant Domestic

    2

    Laundress

    2

    Common male occupations for Merseys in 1921

    Blacksmith

    4

    Agricultural Labourer

    3

    Tailor

    3

    Boy

    2

    Brass Founder

    2

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