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Mellon Name Meaning

Northern Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mealláin ‘descendant of Meallán’, a personal name that is a diminutive of meall ‘pleasant’. English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Meulan in Seine-et-Oise. Dutch (van Mellon): habitational name from Millun bij Keulen.

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


Similar surnames: Melson, Mello, Melton, Nealon, Millen, Yelton, Mellor, Belton, Merlin

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Mellon Family Origin

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Mellon Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    9%
  • Charwoman

    4%
  • Tailor

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mellon family was Farmer. Labourer, Charwoman and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mellon. The most common Mellon occupation in the UK was Labourer. 9% of Mellon's were Labourers.

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Mellon Historical Records

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Mellon Life Expectancy

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