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Origins of the Mellow surname

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About the Mellows

We have a total number of 2487 records for people with the last name Mellow.

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Where do most Mellows live?

In 1921, most Mellows lived in South West.

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Interesting facts about Mellows

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 1,970 records for the Mellow surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Mellows most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Mellow first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Mellows

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

Common Female occupations for Mellows in 1921


Domestic Servant




House Servant


At Home


Common Male occupations for Mellows in 1921
China Clay Labourer


Coal Miner


Clay Labourer




Agricultural Labourer


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