9,616 Merrick members around the world
Stay informed about Merrick Family online & offline events!
See our recent family gatherings
Merrick Family HistoryThis ancient surname recorded in the spellings of Meyric, Meyrick, Merrick, Merricks and the American Myrick, is of Anglo-Welsh and possibly Scottish origins. The first is Welsh, and derives from "Meyric, the Prince of Cardigan", and head of the North Wales tribe based upon Bodorgan, in the Isle of Anglesey. It is claimed that the Welsh origin is of Norman descent, being a form of "Maurice", and dating back to King John of England in 1199. The second origin is definately Norman, and may be the same source as the first. It derives from the Old French personal name "Maurice" introduced into England after the Conquest of 1066...
Who have we missed?
Tell us about any famous Merrick (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!
Join the conversation with the Merrick tribe
- Find your Merrick ancestor
- Tell us about your Merrick Family
- Tell us about your Merrick ancestors
- Ask a question about the Merrick history
- Leave a message for Merrick family members
Invite more Merrick family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the Merrick tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest