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Mellis Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Suffolk, named in Old English with mylenas, plural of mylen ‘mill’. Scottish and northern Irish (of Scottish origin): from an Anglicized form of the Gaelic personal name Maol Íosa ‘devotee of Jesus’. Greek: variant of Melis. Dutch: unexplained. Latvian: nickname from mells ‘black’.

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


Similar surnames: Melis, Mells, Millis, Mellish, Mellas, Mellon, Kellis, Bellis, Dellis

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Mellis Family Origin

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Mellis Family Occupations

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  • Joiner

    4%
  • Mason

    4%
  • Dressmaker

    2%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, Joiner, Mason and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mellis. The most common Mellis occupation in the UK was Joiner. 4% of Mellis's were Joiners. A less common occupation for the Mellis family was Farmer.

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Mellis Life Expectancy

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