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Mehlhorn Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from Middle Low German mel ‘mud’, ‘dirt’ (Bahlow) + horn ‘corner’.

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


Similar surnames: Mehlhoff, Uhlhorn, Berghorn, Stellhorn, Mehlman, Goshorn, Ahlborn

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Mehlhorn Family Origin

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Mehlhorn Family Occupations

What did your Mehlhorn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mehlhorn family was Stonemason. The most common Mehlhorn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Mehlhorn's were Farmers. Farmer, Flour Manufacturer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mehlhorn.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Flour Manufacturer

    14%
  • Shoemaker

    14%
  • Stonemason

    14%

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Mehlhorn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mehlhorn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mehlhorn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mehlhorn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mehlhorn. For the veterans among your Mehlhorn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mehlhorn Life Expectancy

What is the average Mehlhorn lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Mehlhorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mehlhorn in 1956 was 33, and 90 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mehlhorn ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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