Melching Family History

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Melching Name Meaning

South German: habitational name from Melchingen in Württemberg.

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


Similar surnames: Melling, Elting, Meling, Mehring, Melchior, Welling, Felsing, Helsing

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Melching Family Origin

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Melching Family Occupations

What did your Melching ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Melching family was Laborer. The most common Melching occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Melching's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Melching.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Baker

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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

Melching Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Melching Life Expectancy

What is the average Melching lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Melching life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Melching in 1962 was 74, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Melching

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Melching 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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