Mele Name Meaning

Southern Italian: affectionate nickname from mele ‘honey’, a dialect form of miele. Italian: possibly a habitational name from Mele in Genoa province. French (southeastern): topographic name for someone who lived by a medlar, Old French mesle. Norwegian (Mæle): variant of Mæhle (see Mehle).

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


Similar surnames: Mule, Mehle, Miele, Mole, Melle, Merle, Meli, Melin, Mee, Sale

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Mele Family Origin

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Mele Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Mele occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Mele's were Laborers. Laborer and Raising Cattle were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mele.

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Raising Cattle

    50%

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Mele Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, Mele life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mele in 1949 was 56, and 81 in 2004.

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