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Mellin Family History

Mellin Surname Meaning

Scottish (Glamorgan): variant of Melville . German: habitational name from any of various places so called. English: variant of Melling .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Melling, Sellin, Bellin, Mellis, Mallin, Fellin, Ellin, Melvin

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Where is the Mellin family from?

You can see how Mellin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mellin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mellin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 58 Mellin families living in Yorkshire. This was about 24% of all the recorded Mellin's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Mellin families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mellin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mellin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dairy Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Mellin. 29% of Mellin men worked as a Dairy Farmer and 85% of Mellin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mellin were Machine Maintainance Fitter and Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Dairy Farmer
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  • Farmer
  • Machine Maintainance Fitter

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Unpaid Household Duties
  • Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Mellin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mellin 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mellin. 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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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Mellin. For the veterans among your Mellin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mellin lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mellin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mellin in 1945 was 48, and 71 in 2004.

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