Meling Family History

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Meling Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of six farmsteads so named in southwestern Norway, probably from the unattested Old Norse place name Miðlingr ‘the farm in the middle’.

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

Similar surnames: Melin, Melling, Meland, Heling, Molin, Melino, Felsing, Mehling

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Meling Family Origin

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Meling Family Occupations

What did your Meling ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Meling family was Tailoress. Baker and Dressmaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Meling. The most common Meling occupation in the UK was Baker. 33% of Meling's were Bakers.

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  • Baker

  • Dressmaker

  • Tailoress


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Meling ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Meling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Meling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meling 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 Meling. 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 367 military records available for the last name Meling. For the veterans among your Meling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meling Life Expectancy

What is the average Meling lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Meling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Meling in 1963 was 70, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meling 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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