Melo Family History

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Melo Name Meaning

Portuguese: habitational name from any of numerous places named with Portuguese merlo ‘blackbird’ (Latin merulus).

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

Similar surnames: Merlo, Mello, Meloy, Zell, Milo, Mero, Mele, Mellor, Kell, Malo

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Melo Family Origin

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Melo Family Occupations

What did your Melo ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Carpenter was the top reported job for people in the CA named Melo.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Carpenter

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

Melo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Melo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Melo 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Melo. 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 870 military records available for the last name Melo. For the veterans among your Melo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Melo Life Expectancy

What is the average Melo lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Melo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Melo in 1963 was 74, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Melo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Melo 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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