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Melgaard Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in eastern Norway named Melgård, from Old Norse Meðalgarðr, a compound of meðal ‘mid(dle)’ + garðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’, ‘enclosure’. Danish: habitational name from a farmstead named with the same elements as 1.

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


Similar surnames: Negaard, Odegaard, Meland, Melgar, Norgaard, Legard, Nygaard, Mallard

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Melgaard Family Origin

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Melgaard Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Merchant

    25%

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In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Melgaard. A less common occupation for the Melgaard family was Merchant. The most common Melgaard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Melgaard's were Farmers.

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