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Origins of the Melchior surname

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About the Melchiors

We have a total number of 376 records for people with the last name Melchior.

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Where do most Melchiors live?

In 1921, most Melchiors lived in South East.

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Interesting facts about Melchiors

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We have 225 records for the Melchior surname. The oldest one dates back to 1880.

Who were Melchiors most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Melchior first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Anna
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Melchiors

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Melchiors in 1921
Farmers Daughter


Assistant Laundress


Farmers Wife


No Occupation


Shop Assistant


Common Male occupations for Melchiors in 1921








Basket Maker


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