Melsheimer Family History

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Melsheimer Name Meaning

French (Alsatian): habitational name from a place called Melsheim in Alsace.

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


Similar surnames: Berkheimer, Ostheimer, Gensheimer, Dahlheimer, Manheimer, Holzheimer

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Melsheimer Family Origin

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Melsheimer Family Occupations

What did your Melsheimer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Melsheimer occupation in the USA was Bakery. 11% of Melsheimer's were Bakerys. A less common occupation for the Melsheimer family was Millener. Bakery, Brewer and Druggist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Melsheimer.

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  • Bakery

    11%
  • Brewer

    11%
  • Druggist

    11%
  • Millener

    11%

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

Melsheimer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Melsheimer Life Expectancy

What is the average Melsheimer lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Melsheimer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Melsheimer in 1943 was 23, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Melsheimer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Melsheimer 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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