Melita Family History

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Melita Name Meaning

Italian: from Melita, the Latin name for Malta, hence an ethnic name for someone from Malta or someone with trade or other connections with the island. This has beena family name since Byzantine times.

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


Similar surnames: Melia, Malta, Melito, Ferlita, Melin, Sedita, Milota, Menta, Melis

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Melita Family Origin

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Melita Family Occupations

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

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Melita Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Melita Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Melita life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Melita in 1961 was 64, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Melita 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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