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Mercer Surname Origin
One who deals in silks and woolen goods.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Mercer Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Mercer Family History Thought:
'Life is lived forward, but understood backwards.'