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Meltzer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a maltster, a brewer who used malt, from German Meltzer (an agent derivative of Middle High German malt ‘malt’, ‘germinated barley’), Yiddish meltser ‘maltster’. This surname is also established in Poland.

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


Similar surnames: Seltzer, Malter, Metzer, Netzer, Melzer, Belzer, Melber, Metzger

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Meltzer Family Origin

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Meltzer Family Occupations

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  • Merchants Clerk

    33%
  • Russia Merchant

    33%
  • Russian Merchant

    33%

In 1881, Merchants Clerk and Russia Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Meltzer. The most common Meltzer occupation in the UK was Merchants Clerk. 33% of Meltzer's were Merchants Clerks. A less common occupation for the Meltzer family was Russian Merchant.

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Meltzer Historical Records

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Meltzer Life Expectancy

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