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Melder Name Meaning

German: occupational name from Middle High German mëldære ‘town crier’, ‘carrier of news’, also applied as a nickname for a gossip or a traitor.

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


Similar surnames: Melde, Mulder, Molder, Melber, Helder, Meller, Melcer, Gelder

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Melder Family Origin

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Melder Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Butcher

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

In 1880, the most common Melder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Melder's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Melder family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Melder.

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Melder Historical Records

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Melder Life Expectancy

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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