Mellish Family History

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Mellish Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Melhuish in Devon, so called from Old English m?l(e) ‘brightly colored’, ‘flowery’ + hiwisc ‘hide’ (a measurement of land). Scottish: variant of Mellis 2.

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


Similar surnames: Mellis, Melling, Melis, Mells, Mallis, Mellin, Mellas, Millis, Yellin

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Mellish Family Origin

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Mellish Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%
  • Painter

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mellish family was Painter. Farmer, Labourer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mellish. The most common Mellish occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Mellish's were Farmers.

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Mellish Historical Records

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Mellish Life Expectancy

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