Mellish Family History

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Mellish Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Melhuish in Devon, so called from Old English m?l(e) ‘brightly colored’, ‘flowery’ + hiwisc ‘hide’ (a measurement of land). Scottish: variant of Mellis 2.

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


Similar surnames: Mellis, Melling, Melis, Mells, Mallis, Mellin, Mellas, Millis, Yellin

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Mellish Family Origin

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Mellish Family Occupations

What did your Mellish ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mellish occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Mellish's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mellish family was Bronzer. Farmer, Keeping House and Boot & Shoe Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mellish.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Boot & Shoe Dealer

    6%
  • Bronzer

    6%

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Mellish Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Mellish ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Mellish Life Expectancy

What is the average Mellish lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, Mellish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mellish in 1951 was 57, and 84 in 2004.

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United States

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