Amelung Family History

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Amelung Name Meaning

German: from the Middle High German personal name Amelung, which was popular in the 12th and 13th centuries. It was adopted in honor of the Amelungen of medieval literature, warriors (in particular followers of Dietrich von Bern and successors of the Gothic royal house) who bore dithematic names of which the first element was amal ‘strength’, ‘energy’.

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


Similar surnames: Emling, Ameling, Meng, Amend, Sieling, Gamelin, Mehling, Appling

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Amelung Family Origin

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Amelung Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    29%
  • Grocer

    14%
  • Bookkeeper

    7%
  • Engineer

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Amelung family was Engineer. The most common Amelung occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 29% of Amelung's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Grocer and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Amelung.

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Amelung Historical Records

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Amelung Life Expectancy

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