Melancon Family History

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Melancon Name Meaning

French: nickname from a dialect word meaning ‘melancholic’.

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


Similar surnames: Manco, Deacon, Blanco, Lancon, Besancon, Delanoy, Mannon, Delano

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Melancon Family Origin

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Melancon Family Occupations

What did your Melancon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Planter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Melancon. A less common occupation for the Melancon family was Keeping House. The most common Melancon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Melancon's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    23%
  • Planter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Melancon ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Melancon Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Melancon ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Melancon Life Expectancy

What is the average Melancon lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, Melancon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Melancon in 1950 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Melancon 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.

Famous Melancon Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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