Melnyk Family History

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Melnyk Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Melnik.

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

Similar surnames: Melnik, Kelner, Meny, Melcer, Melnick, Meany, Meineke, Selvy, Malony

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Melnyk Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Melnyk name?

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

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  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • England & Wales


  • Baltic States


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


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Melnyk Family Origin

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Melnyk Family Occupations

What did your Melnyk ancestors do for a living?

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

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Melnyk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Melnyk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Melnyk 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Melnyk. 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 700 military records available for the last name Melnyk. For the veterans among your Melnyk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Melnyk Life Expectancy

What is the average Melnyk lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Melnyk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Melnyk in 1959 was 40, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Melnyk 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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