Meldrum Family History

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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

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Meldrum Family Origin

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Meldrum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Source: Census data for Meldrum | Data not to scale

Meldrum Historical Records

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Meldrum Life Expectancy

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Famous Meldrum Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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