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Meltzer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a maltster, a brewer who used malt, from German Meltzer (an agent derivative of Middle High German malt ‘malt’, ‘germinated barley’), Yiddish meltser ‘maltster’. This surname is also established in Poland.

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


Similar surnames: Seltzer, Malter, Metzer, Netzer, Melzer, Belzer, Melber, Metzger

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Meltzer Family Origin

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Meltzer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Barber

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Brewer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Meltzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Meltzer's were Farmers. Farmer, Barber and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meltzer. A less common occupation for the Meltzer family was Brewer.

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Meltzer Historical Records

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Meltzer Life Expectancy

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