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Mellum Family History

Mellum Name Meaning

Norwegian: variant of Mellem .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Kellum, Jellum, Hallum, Pellum, Melloy, Mellem, Gillum, Melley

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Where is the Mellum family from?

You can see how Mellum families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mellum family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mellum families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Mellum families living in Hertfordshire. This was about 44% of all the recorded Mellum's in United Kingdom. Hertfordshire had the highest population of Mellum families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mellum surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mellum ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mellum. 31% of Mellum men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Mellum women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mellum were Barber and Seamstress. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farm Labor
    7%
  • Barber
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    34%
  • Maid
    23%
  • Teacher
    23%
  • Seamstress
    23%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mellum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mellum 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 165 immigration records available for the last name Mellum. 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 338 military records available for the last name Mellum. For the veterans among your Mellum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mellum lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Mellum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mellum in 1963 was 75, and 89 in 2004.

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