Mellett Family History

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Mellett Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Millett.

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


Similar surnames: Mullett, Mellott, Millett, Mellette, Melott, Mallett, Mellert

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Mellett Family Origin

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Mellett Family Occupations

What did your Mellett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mellett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Mellett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mellett family was Attorney At Law. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mellett.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Attorney At Law

    5%

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

Mellett Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mellett Life Expectancy

What is the average Mellett lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Mellett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Mellett in 1961 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mellett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mellett 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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