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Melling Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from places near Lancaster and near Liverpool. Both are probably so called from the Old English tribal name Me(a)llingas ‘people of Mealla’. English: variant of Melville. German: habitational name from a place called Mellingen (see Mellinger).

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

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Melling Family Origin

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Melling Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Calico Printer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Melling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Melling's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Melling family was Calico Printer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Melling.

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Melling Historical Records

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Melling Life Expectancy

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