Melde Family History

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Melde Name Meaning

South German: occupational name from a derivative of Middle High German melden ‘to announce or proclaim’.

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


Similar surnames: Melder, Milde, Mende, Melle, Molle, Held, Helle, Ende, Elbe, Meske

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Melde Family Origin

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Melde Family Occupations

What did your Melde ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Melde occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Melde's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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

Melde Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 798 census records available for the last name Melde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Melde 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 207 immigration records available for the last name Melde. 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 Melde. For the veterans among your Melde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Melde Life Expectancy

What is the average Melde lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Melde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Melde in 1957 was 56, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Melde 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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