Mellman Family History

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Mellman Name Meaning

German (Mellmann): variant of Melle 2, with the addition of Middle High German man ‘man’. Swedish: probably of German origin or an ornamental compound of Mel- (probably a place name element meaning ‘middle’) + man ‘man’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Meller 2.

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


Similar surnames: Sellman, Wellman, Mehlman, Melman, Kellman, Millman, Hellman, Fellman

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Mellman Family Origin

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Mellman Family Occupations

What did your Mellman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mellman family was R.R. Hand. The most common Mellman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Mellman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mellman.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Merchant

    20%
  • R.R. Hand

    20%

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

Mellman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mellman Life Expectancy

What is the average Mellman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Mellman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mellman in 1957 was 62, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mellman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mellman 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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