Meldrum Family History

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Meldrum Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Aberdeenshire, first recorded in 1291 as Melgedrom, from an obscure first element + Gaelic druim ‘ridge’.

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


Similar surnames: Drum, Melendy, Mindrup, Westrum, Meldahl, Meaux, Glerum, Marum

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Meldrum Family Origin

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Meldrum Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Fisherman

    2%
  • Farm Servant

    2%

In 1881, the most common Meldrum occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Meldrum's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Meldrum family was Farm Servant. Farmer, Labourer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meldrum.

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Meldrum Historical Records

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Meldrum Life Expectancy

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