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Melnick Surname History


Origins Available: Russian , Ukrainian



Migration of the Melnick family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Melnick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Melnick, aged 30, originally from Carthagena, who arrived in New York in 1893 aboard the ship "Colombia" from Colon [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6TT-PZ8 : 6 December 2014), Jacob Melnick, 12 Jul 1893; citing departure port Colon, arrival port New York, ship name Colombia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Melnick Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Golde Melnick, aged 5, originally from Liverpool, who arrived in New York in 1905 aboard the ship "Teutonic" from Liverpool, England [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JF3V-5ZV : 6 December 2014), Golde Melnick, 30 Mar 1905; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Teutonic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • William Melnick, aged 23, originally from London, England, who arrived in New York in 1907 aboard the ship "Etruria" from Liverpool, England [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXJY-2Z4 : 6 December 2014), William Melnick, 17 Jun 1907; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Etruria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Contemporary Notables of the name Melnick (post 1700)


  • Joseph Louis Melnick (1914-2001), American epidemiologist
  • Ashley Lauren Melnick (b. 1989), American beauty pageant titleholder
  • Peter Rodgers Melnick (b. 1958), American composer for film, television and musical theatre
  • David Melnick (b. 1938), American poet
  • Natasha Melnick (b. 1984), American television and film actress
  • Daniel Melnick (1932-2009), American film producer and movie studio executive
  • Bruce Edward Melnick (b. 1949), former NASA astronaut with over 300 hours in space [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    NASA Astronauts Homepage. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Bruce Melnick. Retrieved from http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/melnick-be.html
  • Christine Melnick, Canadian politician in Manitoba, Canada
  • Mitch Melnick (b. 1959), Canadian radio sports broadcaster

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Citations


  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6TT-PZ8 : 6 December 2014), Jacob Melnick, 12 Jul 1893; citing departure port Colon, arrival port New York, ship name Colombia, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JF3V-5ZV : 6 December 2014), Golde Melnick, 30 Mar 1905; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Teutonic, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXJY-2Z4 : 6 December 2014), William Melnick, 17 Jun 1907; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Etruria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ NASA Astronauts Homepage. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Bruce Melnick. Retrieved from http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/melnick-be.html


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