Melchert Family History

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Melchert Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Melchior.

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


Similar surnames: Melcher, Elchert, Melchor, Deichert, Melcer, Mellert, Teichert

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Melchert Family Origin

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Melchert Family Occupations

What did your Melchert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Market Gardener and Physician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Melchert. A less common occupation for the Melchert family was Preacher. The most common Melchert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Melchert's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Market Gardener

    7%
  • Physician

    7%
  • Preacher

    7%

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

Melchert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Melchert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Melchert 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 Melchert. 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 Melchert. For the veterans among your Melchert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Melchert Life Expectancy

What is the average Melchert lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Melchert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Melchert in 1943 was 49, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Melchert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Melchert 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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