Melo Name Meaning

Portuguese: habitational name from any of numerous places named with Portuguese merlo ‘blackbird’ (Latin merulus).

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


Similar surnames: Merlo, Mello, Meloy, Zell, Milo, Mero, Mele, Mellor, Kell, Malo

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Melo Family Origin

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Melo Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Dressmaker

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Melo family was Farm Laborer. The most common Melo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Melo's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Melo.

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Melo Historical Records

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Melo Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Melo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Melo in 1963 was 74, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Melo

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