Meldrum Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Meldrum Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Aberdeenshire, first recorded in 1291 as Melgedrom, from an obscure first element + Gaelic druim ‘ridge’.

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


Similar surnames: Drum, Melendy, Mindrup, Westrum, Meldahl, Meaux, Glerum, Marum

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Meldrum Family Origin

Where is the Meldrum family from?

SHOW MORE

Meldrum Family Occupations

What did your Meldrum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Meldrum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Meldrum's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Meldrum family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meldrum.

View Census data for Meldrum | Data not to scale

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Meldrum Historical Records

What Meldrum family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Meldrum ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Meldrum

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Meldrum Life Expectancy

What is the average Meldrum lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, Meldrum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Meldrum in 1945 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meldrum

SHOW MORE

United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meldrum 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.

Famous Meldrum Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Look up another name