Melhorn Family History

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Melhorn Name Meaning

German: variant of Mehlhorn.

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


Similar surnames: Mehlhorn, Milhorn, Melcher, Melcer, Goshorn, Mellert, Milhoan

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Melhorn Family Origin

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Melhorn Family Occupations

What did your Melhorn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Presser were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Melhorn. 17% of Melhorn men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Melhorn women worked as a Presser. Some less common occupations for Americans named Melhorn were Miner and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Carpenter
    11%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Miner
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Presser
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Seamstress
    13%

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

Melhorn Historical Records

What Melhorn family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Melhorn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Melhorn 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 273 immigration records available for the last name Melhorn. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Melhorn. For the veterans among your Melhorn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Melhorn Life Expectancy

What is the average Melhorn lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Melhorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Melhorn in 1954 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Melhorn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Melhorn 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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