Mells Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a place where there was more than one mill, Middle English melles ‘mills’, or habitational name for someone from Mells in Somerset, named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Mellis, Wells, Melis, Mello, Mills, Mears, Meals, Melle, Mele, Mewes

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Mells Family Origin

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Mells Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farm Labourer

    7%
  • Hardware Merchant

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mells family was Hardware Merchant. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mells. The most common Mells occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Mells's were Farmers.

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Mells Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Mells life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Mells in 1955 was 56, and 32 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mells

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