Mell Family History

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Mell Name Meaning

English: variant of Mill. German: variant of Melle.

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

Similar surnames: Hell, Pell, Moll, Sell, Gell, Nell, Bell, Dell, Mill, Fell

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Mell Family Origin

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Mell Family Occupations

What did your Mell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mell occupation in the UK was Labourer. 11% of Mell's were Labourers. Labourer, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mell. A less common occupation for the Mell family was Farm Labourer.

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  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farm Labourer


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

Mell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Mell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mell 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mell. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Mell. For the veterans among your Mell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mell Life Expectancy

What is the average Mell lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Mell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Mell in 1949 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mell 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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