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Origins of the Melly surname

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About the Mellys

We have a total number of 1432 records for people with the last name Melly.

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Where do most Mellys live?

In 1921, most Mellys lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Mellys

How common is your surname?

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

We have 683 records for the Melly surname. The oldest one dates back to 1890.

Who were Mellys most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Melly first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Bridget

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Common jobs for Mellys

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

Common Female occupations for Mellys in 1921
Living On Own Means






Private Means


Cotton Weaver


Common Male occupations for Mellys in 1921
Cotton Broker


Coal Miner


Mining Engineer


General Merchant




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