The surname Merkett has been established in Europe for nearly 100 years. Merkett is a middle British occupational surname. Records dating back to 1296 suggest there was a contingency of Merkett's in the county of Surrey. The surname went global in the sixteenth and seventeenth century with the expansion of the British empire.
There are approximately 120564 with the last name Merkett living in Europe. The 1911 census carried out by H.M. Treasury for the UK shows the highest number of Merkett's in the county of Hampshire. Never too far from controversy a pair of brothers Greg Merkett and Paul Merkett were sent to jail in 1875 for stealing a trophy.
There are a number of famous Merkett's including:-