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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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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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

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Melendy Life Expectancy

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