Melius Family History

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Melius Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Amelius (see Mehle 2).

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


Similar surnames: Melis, Melia, Milius, Lenius, Elias, Malkus, Moebius, Helmus, Meis

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Melius Family Origin

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Melius Family Occupations

What did your Melius ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Melius occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Melius's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Melius family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farm Labor and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Melius.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Farm Labor

    8%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Melius Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Melius Life Expectancy

What is the average Melius lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Melius life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Melius in 1955 was 62, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Melius

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Melius 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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