Melquist Family History

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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

What did your Melquist ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Club Steward and Shorthandtypist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Melquist.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Club Steward
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Shorthandtypist
    100%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Melquist Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Melquist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Melquist census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 293 immigration records available for the last name Melquist. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 228 military records available for the last name Melquist. For the veterans among your Melquist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Melquist Life Expectancy

What is the average Melquist lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Melquist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Melquist in 1957 was 43, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Melquist

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Melquist ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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