Medlar Family History

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Medlar Name Meaning

Possibly English, a variant spelling of Medler, or perhaps from a habitational name from place in Lancashire called Medlar, meaning ‘middle shieling’.

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

Similar surnames: Medler, Mellas, Medley, Mellor, Meller, Bellar, Meylor, Marlar

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Medlar Family Origin

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Medlar Family Occupations

What did your Medlar ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Medlar. 11% of Medlar men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Medlar women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Medlar were County Council Roadman and Unpaid Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Agricultural Labourer
  • Boiler Man
  • County Council Roadman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • H Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Du
  • Unpaid Household Duties

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

Medlar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Medlar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Medlar 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 205 immigration records available for the last name Medlar. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 480 military records available for the last name Medlar. For the veterans among your Medlar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Medlar Life Expectancy

What is the average Medlar lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Medlar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Medlar in 1963 was 77, and 52 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Medlar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Medlar 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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