Melber Family History

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Melber Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a miller or flour merchant, from an agent derivative of Middle High German mel (genitive melwes) ‘flour’. Jewish: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Meller, Helber, Felber, Melder, Kelber, Meltzer, Melcer, Melde, Eber

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Melber Family Origin

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Melber Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Musician

    17%
  • Retail Crockery Dealer

    17%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Melber family was Retail Crockery Dealer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Musician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Melber. The most common Melber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Melber's were Farmers.

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Melber Historical Records

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Melber Life Expectancy

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