Mellin Family History

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Mellin Name Meaning

English: variant of Melville. German: from any of various places so called.

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

Similar surnames: Melling, Sellin, Bellin, Mellis, Mallin, Fellin, Ellin, Melvin

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Mellin Family Origin

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Mellin Family Occupations

What did your Mellin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mellin occupation in Canada was Tailor. 33% of Mellin's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Mellin family was Resterant. Tailor, Farm Labor and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mellin.

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  • Tailor

  • Farm Labor

  • Farmer

  • Resterant


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

Mellin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Mellin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mellin 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mellin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Mellin. For the veterans among your Mellin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mellin Life Expectancy

What is the average Mellin lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mellin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mellin in 1945 was 48, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mellin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mellin 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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