Mells Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a place where there was more than one mill, Middle English melles ‘mills’, or habitational name for someone from Mells in Somerset, named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Mellis, Wells, Melis, Mello, Mills, Mears, Meals, Melle, Mele, Mewes

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Mells Family Origin

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Mells Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Brass Founder

    5%
  • Bricklayer

    5%

In 1881, the most common Mells occupation in the UK was Farmer. 11% of Mells's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mells family was Bricklayer. Farmer, Annuitant and Brass Founder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mells.

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Mells Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Mells life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Mells in 1955 was 56, and 32 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mells

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