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Mellen Family Origin

Where is the Mellen family from?

Mellen Family Occupations

What did your Mellen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mellen family was Carpenter. The most common Mellen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Mellen's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mellen.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Mellen Historical Records

What Mellen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mellen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mellen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Mellen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mellen. 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 Mellen. For the veterans among your Mellen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mellen Life Expectancy

What is the average Mellen lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mellen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mellen in 1942 was 37, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mellen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mellen 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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