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Meller Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Möller (see Moeller). German: habitational name for someone from Melle. German, Jewish (Ashkenazic), and Polish: occupational name for a miller or flour merchant, from an agent derivative of German Mehl ‘flour’. English: variant of Miller.

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


Similar surnames: Feller, Mehler, Miller, Weller, Geller, Zeller, Heller, Seller

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Meller Family Origin

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Meller Family Occupations

What did your Meller ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Meller family was Blacksmith. The most common Meller occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Meller's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meller.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Meller Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Meller Life Expectancy

What is the average Meller lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Meller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Meller in 1960 was 38, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meller

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meller 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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