When Anna Maria Markle was born on 21 June 1767, in Moselem Springs, Richmond Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Johan Peter Merkel, was 46 and her mother, Anna Catharine Brietener Grimm, was 37. She died on 29 January 1817, at the age of 49.
Scottish and English: habitational name from Markle in Lothian, Scotland, or from Much Marcle or Little Marcle in Herefordshire, England, named in Old English with mearc ‘boundary’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.
Americanized form of German Markel 1, Markl 1, Merkel , Merkl , or Merkle , names which are, with the exception of the first one, also found in Alsace and Lorraine in France.
Jewish (American): variant of Markel 2.
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