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Melton Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, and Yorkshire, all of which have the same origin as Middleton, with Old English middel replaced by its Old Norse equivalent meðal after the Scandinavian settlement of northern and eastern England.

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


Similar surnames: Belton, Welton, Yelton, Elton, Felton, Milton, Merton, Helton, Pelton

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Melton Family Origin

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Melton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Dress Maker

    9%
  • Fireman

    9%
  • Not Given

    9%

In 1881, the most common Melton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 64% of Melton's were Farmers. Farmer, Dress Maker and Fireman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Melton. A less common occupation for the Melton family was Not Given.

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Melton Life Expectancy

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