Melia Name Meaning

Southern Italian: habitational name from any of various places in Sicily and southern Italy named Melia, as for example in the provinces of Messina or Reggio Calabria. Italian: possibly from a short form of the female personal name Amelia. Irish: variant of Malley. Dutch: from a derivative of the Latin personal name Amelius, Amilius (see Mehle). Catalan (Melià): from the Latin personal name Aemilianus. Georgian: from a Georgian local name.

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


Similar surnames: Melis, Melin, Milia, Meli, Elia, Mula, Celia, Mele, Melita, Milian

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Melia Family Origin

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Melia Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Melia family was Hawker. The most common Melia occupation in the UK was Labourer. 11% of Melia's were Labourers. Labourer, Dock Labourer and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Melia.

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  • Labourer

    11%
  • Dock Labourer

    4%
  • Charwoman

    3%
  • Hawker

    3%

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Melia Historical Records

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Melia Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Melia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Melia in 1957 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

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