Meli Family History

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Meli Name Meaning

patronymic or plural form of the personal name Melo, a short form of Carmelo or some other personal name ending in -melo. from a medieval Greek personal name, Melis, or an affectionate nickname from Sicilian meli ‘honey’.

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

Similar surnames: Melis, Melia, Mei, Melin, Mele, Muni, Celi, Peri, Merli, Belt

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Meli Family Origin

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Meli Family Occupations

What did your Meli ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Meli. 23% of Meli men worked as a Laborer and 32% of Meli women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Meli were New Worker and Finisher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Housewife
  • Machine Operator
  • Finisher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Meli Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Meli. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meli 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Meli. 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 Meli. For the veterans among your Meli ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meli Life Expectancy

What is the average Meli lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Meli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Meli in 1944 was 30, and 80 in 2004.

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