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Origin and popularity of the name MERRITT

Origin

Merritt : English: variant of Merriott Marriott or Marritt. The last of these is most often a variant of Merriott or Marriott but possibly in some instances from Middle English Marret or Merret a syncopated form of Margaret Mergeret.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 30,580 individuals with the name MERRITT on Geneanet.

 

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    (329 individuals)

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    Variants of name MERRITT

    MARRETT MERRETT MERRIT MARETT