Mella Name Meaning

Galician and Basque: habitational name from Mella or La Mella in La Coruña province, Galicia, or from La Mella in Biscay, Basque Country.

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


Similar surnames: Tella, Melle, Pella, Elia, Molla, Mello, Cella, Bella, Melia, Mells

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Mella Family Origin

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Mella Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Carriage Trimmer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mella family was Farmer. The most common Mella occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 33% of Mella's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Carriage Trimmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mella.

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Mella Historical Records

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Mella Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Mella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Mella in 1948 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mella

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