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Melnyk Family History

Melnyk Name Meaning

Ukrainian Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name from Ukrainian (and Polish dialect) melnyk ‘miller’ (see Melnik ).

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


Similar surnames: Melnik, Kelner, Meny, Melcer, Melnick, Meany, Meineke, Selvy, Malony

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Where is the Melnyk family from?

You can see how Melnyk families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Melnyk family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Melnyk families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 13 Melnyk families living in Alberta. This was about 54% of all the recorded Melnyk's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Melnyk families in 1911.
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What did your Melnyk ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Wife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Melnyk. 63% of Melnyk men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Melnyk women worked as a Wife. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    63%
  • Farmers Son
    13%
  • Labourer
    13%
  • Laborer
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Wife
    100%
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What Melnyk family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Melnyk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Melnyk census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Melnyk. 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 Cards

There are 700 military records available for the last name Melnyk. For the veterans among your Melnyk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Melnyk lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Melnyk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Melnyk in 1959 was 40, and 83 in 2004.

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