Melcer Family History

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Melcer Name Meaning

Jewish (from Poland and Lithuania); also Polish and Czech: Slavic spelling of German Meltzer ‘maltster’. Catalan: variant of the occupational name Mercer.

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

Similar surnames: Meller, Melzer, Melber, Mencer, Meltzer, Kelner, Selcer, Smelcer

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Melcer Family Origin

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Melcer Family Occupations

What did your Melcer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Melcer family was Teacher Of Hebrew. The most common Melcer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Melcer's were Farmers. Farmer, Miner and Rope Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Melcer.

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  • Farmer

  • Miner

  • Rope Maker

  • Teacher Of Hebrew


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

Melcer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Melcer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Melcer 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 425 immigration records available for the last name Melcer. 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 133 military records available for the last name Melcer. For the veterans among your Melcer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Melcer Life Expectancy

What is the average Melcer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Melcer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Melcer in 1963 was 83, and 96 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Melcer 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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