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Merritt Surname


Frequency of Merritt in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, MERRITT ranked #701 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 44,626 people, or approximately 1 in every 6,045 individuals in the US had this surname in 2000.

Name Rank Count Percent
Non-Hispanic Hispanic
(of any
race)
White Black American
Indian/
Alaskan
Native
Asian/
Pacific
Islander
Two
or More
Races
MERRITT70144,62677.23%18.95%0.61%0.44%1.48%1.29%
US Top 151,671 269,762,087 69.8% 11.8% 0.7% 3.7% 1.7% 12.3%

Source: "Genealogy Data: Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 2000", US Census Bureau.

1990 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, MERRITT ranked #633 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 5,263 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

Source: "Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 1990", US Census Bureau.

Merritt Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 391 grave(s) with the surname Merritt.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Merritt.

Resource Links for Merritt


Merritt Surname Resource Center [SurnameWeb.org]
http://www.surnameweb.org/Merritt/surnames.htm

Behind the Name: M [Behind The Name]
The meaning and history of first names.
http://www.surnames.behindthename.com/php/browse.php?letter=m (2 Feb 2011)

Merritt (surname) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia [Wikipedia]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merritt_(surname)

Merritt Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Merritt

Merritt Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/merritt/


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