Melman Family History

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Melman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Meller 2. Dutch: variant of Melle 2. Altered spelling of German Mellmann (see Mellman).

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

Similar surnames: Mellman, Helman, Felman, Belman, Kelman, Milman, Elman, Zelman

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Melman Family Origin

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Melman Family Occupations

What did your Melman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Melman. 33% of Melman men worked as a Salesman and 17% of Melman women worked as a Bookeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Melman were Owner and Saleswoman

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Cutter
  • Proprietor
  • Owner

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookeeper
  • Saleslady
  • Bookkeeper
  • Saleswoman

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Melman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Melman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Melman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Melman. 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 271 military records available for the last name Melman. For the veterans among your Melman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Melman Life Expectancy

What is the average Melman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Melman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Melman in 1963 was 63, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Melman 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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