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Merrifield Surname History
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The nationality of Merrifield is often very difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Merrifield may be in dispute based on whether the family name came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Merrifield Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Merrifield come may come from a profession, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these trade-based last names can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is essential to research the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Merrifield come from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so on. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".
Merrifield Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Merrifield family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Merrifield change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries over the years. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Merrifield were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Merrifield.
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Merrifield Family Tree
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- William Merrifield
- Sarah Merrifield Harding 1650 - 1694
- Rachel Boone Merrifield 1767 - 1836
- Johanna Merrifield 1800 - 1871
- Simeon Merrifield, Jr. ? - 1829
- John Merrifield
- Ebenezer Merrifield
- Alexander Hamilton Merrifield 1765 - 1781
- Elizabeth Merrifield 1849 - ?
- Elula Merrifield 1865 - ?