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Melzer Family History

Melzer Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Meltzer ‘maltster’.

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

34,893 Historical Documents with Melzer on Ancestry.com
11,822 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,072 Military Records
3,891 Immigration Records
6,724 Census and Voter Lists
8,384 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Melzer Families

  • Number of Melzer families
     27 - 51
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Melzer families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Melzer families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Melzer census records

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Melzer 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 Melzer families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Melzer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

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Average Life Expectancy for Melzer

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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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Melzer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Melzer census records

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Melzer Civil War Service Records

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