Melder Family History

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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

What did your Melder ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Butcher

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%

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

Melder Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Melder Life Expectancy

What is the average Melder lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Melder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Melder in 1943 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Melder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Melder 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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