Melnick Family History

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Melnick Name Meaning

Americanized or Germanized spelling of Melnik.

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

Similar surnames: Zelnick, Reznick, Resnick, Mellick, Malick, Woznick, Melnik, Minick

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Melnick Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Melnick name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Melnick. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • European Jewish


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


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Melnick Family Origin

Where is the Melnick family from?

Melnick Family Occupations

What did your Melnick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Melnick occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Melnick's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House


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

Melnick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Melnick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Melnick 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Melnick. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Melnick. For the veterans among your Melnick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Melnick Life Expectancy

What is the average Melnick lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Melnick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Melnick in 1945 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Melnick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Melnick 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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