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Merrick Surname History
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Merrick Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Merrick may be difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Merrick may be in dispute based on whether the name originated naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill).
Merrick Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Merrick come may come from a profession, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based last names may be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is essential to research the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many western names like Merrick come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Worthy of praise".
Merrick Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Merrick family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Merrick change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across communities, family branches, and eras across time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Merrick were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Merrick.
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Merrick Family Tree
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- Joseph Merrick 1733 - 1787
- Esq. John Merrick 1692 - 1778
- Capt. John Merrick
- Joseph Merrick
- Joshua Myrick Merrick
- Thomas Merrick Meyrick, Sr. 1620 - 1704
- Mary Merrick 1647 - 1690
- Pricilla Merrick Cobb 1710 - ?
- Abigail Merrick Ferree 1673 - 1753
- Abigail Merrick Hopkins 1724 - ?