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M Mellan Family History

M Mellan Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Mcmellon, Mcmillan, Mclellan, Mcmullan, Millan, Mellon, Mellman

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Where is the M Mellan family from?

You can see how M Mellan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The M Mellan family name was found in Scotland in 1851. In 1851 there were 5 M Mellan families living in Ayrshire. This was about 71% of all the recorded M Mellan's in Scotland. Ayrshire had the highest population of M Mellan families in 1851.
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Census Records

There are 9 census records available for the last name M Mellan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, M Mellan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name M Mellan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name M Mellan. For the veterans among your M Mellan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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