Melka Name Meaning

Polish and Czech: from melka ‘half-ground grain’, hence an metonymic occupational name for a miller or a nickname from the same word in Polish dialect denoting a flour soup.

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


Similar surnames: Belka, Mulka, Pelka, Kalka, Meske, Milko, Milks, Oelke, Mele, Mula

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Melka Family Origin

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Melka Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Marble Cutter

    11%
  • Shoemaker

    11%

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In 1880, the most common Melka occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Melka's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Marble Cutter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Melka. A less common occupation for the Melka family was Shoemaker.

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Melka Historical Records

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Melka Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Melka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Melka in 1951 was 59, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Melka

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