Merry Surname History
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- Merry last name meaning & etymology
- Merry spelling & pronunciation
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Merry Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Merry can be complicated to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Merry may be in dispute based on whether the surname originated naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Merry Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Merry come may come from a profession, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these trade-based last names might be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Merry are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Commonly these family names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".
Merry Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Merry were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Merry. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Merry family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Surnames like Merry change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family lines, and languages over generations.
Last names similar to MerryMerryan, Merryau, Merryavin, Merrybin, Merrychamp, Merrycraft, Merryday, Merrydew, Merrydouglas, Merrye, Merryett, Merryf, Merryfall, Merryfdon, Merryfeild, Merryfeud, Merryfield, Merryfielddonald, Merryful, Merryfull
Merry Family Tree
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- Leah Merry Peck 1674 - 1767
- Remember (Merry) Luce Merry 1669 - 1739
- Hannah Merry ? - 1732
- Dinah Merry 1777 - 1850
- Ebenezer Sr. Merry 1748 - 1809
- Ebenezer Jr. Merry 1773 - 1846
- Sarah Merry 1775 - 1856
- Jerusha Merry 1779 - 1803
- Whiting Merry 1781 - 1841
- Hosmer Merry 1783 - 1835