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Melhorn Family History

Melhorn Name Meaning
German: variant of Mehlhorn.

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

18,357 Historical Documents with Melhorn on Ancestry.com
4,485 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
909 Military Records
246 Immigration Records
3,656 Census and Voter Lists
9,061 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Melhorn Families

  • Number of Melhorn families
     34 - 66
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Melhorn families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Melhorn last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Melhorn census records

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Melhorn Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Melhorn families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Melhorn Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Melhorn families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Melhorn

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Melhorn Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Melhorn census records

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Melhorn Civil War Service Records

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