Origins of the Mertens surname

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    In 1921, most Mertenses lived in london

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    What are the most common Mertens first names?



    Anna Maria

    Maria Catharina

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    Common jobs for Mertenses

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

    Common female occupations for Mertenses in 1921

    Dress Maker


    General Servant Domestic


    Living On Own Means






    Common male occupations for Mertenses in 1921

    Cabinet Maker




    General Farmers


    Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


    Roman Catholic Priest


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