Melillo Family History

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Melillo Name Meaning

from a pet form of Meli. from the Neapolitan dialect word melillo ‘crab apple’, hence a nickname, possibly for someone with a sour disposition, a topographic name, or a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of apples. possibly a regularized form of Melilli, a habitational name from a place so named in Siracusa, Sicily.

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

Similar surnames: Lilly, Mello, Mendillo, Molino, Meling, Perillo, Badillo, Cerullo

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Melillo Family Origin

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Melillo Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Finisher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Melillo. 13% of Melillo men worked as a Laborer and 4% of Melillo women worked as a Finisher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Melillo were Labor and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Barber
  • Foreman
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Finisher
  • Laborer
  • New Worker
  • Operator

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

Melillo Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Melillo Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Melillo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Melillo in 1942 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

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