Merit Surname History
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- Merit last name meaning & etymology
- Merit spelling & pronunciation
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Merit Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Merit is often difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Merit may be in dispute depending on whether the name originated organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Merit Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Merit come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based surnames may be a profession in a different language. This is why it is good to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Merit are inspired by religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".
Merit Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Merit surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Merit vary in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and eras over time. In early history when few people could write, names such as Merit were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Merit.
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Merit Family Tree
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- Sarah Howe Merit 1724 - ?
- Merit Merit
- Sarah Merit (merritt)
- Emeritus Merit Wells
- Agnes C Merit 1894 - 1990
- William Merit 1935 - 1996
- Helen Merit 1890 - 1971
- Kate Merit 1893 - 1983
- Robert A Merit 1919 - 2000
- Robert Merit 1922 - 1964