what kind of mera? * Mera (comics), a comic book character, wife of Aquaman * MERA Networks, a Russian offshore software development service provider * MER-A, Mars Exploration Rover - A, the Spirit rover. * MERA, name for a Pontiac dealer-offered Ferrari 308 rebody for 1987 and 1988 Fieros
This means the last name a woman had when she was a girl. Not yet married. It was proper for a woman to change her last name to her husbands last name after marrying. This may have changed for some women these days. They have the choice of keeping their last name or changing it.