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Origin and popularity of the name MERH

Origin

Merhar : Slovenian: from an old spelling of mrhar a derivative of mrha ‘carrion’ used as a nickname meaning ‘bear’ (see Medved) as an occupational name for a flayer (knacker) and as a derogatory nickname for a hunter. The name could possibly also be an unflattering nickname for someone regarded as a vulture or carrion crow (in a figurative sense).

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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Geographic distribution of the 24 individuals with the name MERH on Geneanet.

 

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    durmich1946
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    ademougeot
    (1 individuals)
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    (1 individuals)

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