Melendy Family History

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Melendy Name Meaning

Of Scottish, Welsh, or English origin, but uncertain etymology. It is recorded in the 17th century in Scotland and subsequently in Boldre, Hampshire. Most probably it is a habitational name from Welsh melin ‘mill’ + dy, lenited form of ty ‘house’. Place names of Welsh origin are found not only in Wales and western England, but also in southern Scotland, where Welsh was spoken in earlier centuries.

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

Similar surnames: Lundy, Eland, Meling, Eleby, Mele, Melino, Meland, Mcleod, Blend

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Melendy Family Origin

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Melendy Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Melendy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Melendy's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Melendy family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Melendy.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming

  • Blacksmith


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Melendy Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 369 immigration records available for the last name Melendy. 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 839 military records available for the last name Melendy. For the veterans among your Melendy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Melendy Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Melendy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Melendy in 1955 was 72, and 87 in 2004.

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