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Memlison Family History

Memlison 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: Melson, Emison, Jellison, Elison, Meggison, Mollison, Kellison

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Where is the Memlison family from?

You can see how Memlison families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Memlison family name was found in Scotland in 1871. In 1871 there were 4 Memlison families living in Aberdeenshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Memlison's in Scotland. Aberdeenshire had the highest population of Memlison families in 1871.
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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Memlison ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 4 census records available for the last name Memlison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Memlison 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 Memlison. 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 1 military records available for the last name Memlison. For the veterans among your Memlison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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