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Origins of the Merwood surname

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About the Merwoods

We have a total number of 869 records for people with the last name Merwood.

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Where do most Merwoods live?

In 1921, most Merwoods lived in South East.

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Interesting facts about Merwoods

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

We have 851 records for the Merwood surname. The oldest one dates back to 1890.

Who were Merwoods most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Merwood first names?

  • William
  • George
  • Mary
  • Sarah

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Common jobs for Merwoods

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

Common Female occupations for Merwoods in 1921






General Servant


Assisting In The Business


Common Male occupations for Merwoods in 1921


Farm Labourer


Agricultural Labourer


General Labourer




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