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M'fert Family History

M'fert Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Eifert, Meffert, Syfert, Albert, Mort, Meyer, Mayer, Maser, Fort

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Where is the M'fert family from?

You can see how M'fert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The M'fert family name was found in Scotland in 1851. In 1851 there were 7 M'fert families living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded M'fert's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of M'fert families in 1851.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the M'fert surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your M'fert ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your M'fert ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 9 census records available for the last name M'fert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, M'fert census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name M'fert. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name M'fert. For the veterans among your M'fert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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