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Origin of Merritt

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Origin of Merritt, Meaning of Merritt

Origin: Maeygeat - Anglo Saxon 'famous Geat' a tribe which appears in the Beowulf tale
Surnames: Merritt
Submitted by: Carl Merritt
Origin of Merritt, Meaning of Merritt

Origin: Derivation of Merriot: Habitation name from a place in Somerset, England :-O.E. (ge) Moere-boundary or Miere, Mare & geat - gate. Alric filius Meriet, Aelric Meriete sune - 1066: cited in Domesday Book. Variations of Marriott or Marryat - changed through hypercorrection.
Surnames: Marriott, Maryat, Merit, Meritt, Merrett, Merriot, Merriott, Merrit, Merritt, Merryett, Meryett
Submitted by: Michael Merritt
Origin of Merritt, Meaning of Merritt

Origin: William Merrit, descendant of George and Lucy Lewis Merritt, of Allegheny County, New York, 1846-1929
Surnames: Merritt
Submitted by: Steve Haas
Origin of Merritt, Meaning of Merritt

Origin: Merritt is an Irish surname. Merritt means tenant farmer.
Surnames: Merritt
Submitted by: Paul

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