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Melhus Name Meaning

habitational name from the name of several farmsteads in Trøndelag, named with mel ‘middle’ + hus ‘house’, i.e. ‘the house (or farm) in the middle’. spelling variant of Mjølhus, a habitational name from any of seven places (in Rogaland, for instance), named with Old Norse mjol ‘flour’ + hus ‘house’

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


Similar surnames: Mehus, Melis, Meling, Mellis, Mells, Gelhaus, Mellem, Mepham, Eachus

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Melhus Family Origin

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Melhus Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Melhus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Melhus's were Farmers.

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