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Melquist Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of either mell- (from the place name element meaning ‘middle’) or mäl- (also a place name element, an altered form of mal ‘gravel’) + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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


Similar surnames: Edquist, Ahlquist, Elmquist, Malmquist, Hedquist, Enquist, Carlquist

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Melquist Family Origin

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Melquist Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Weaves Wire

    25%

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In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Melquist. A less common occupation for the Melquist family was Weaves Wire. The most common Melquist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Melquist's were Farmers.

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Melquist Historical Records

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Melquist Life Expectancy

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