Origins Available: English, Scottish
The Melene surname most likely evolved from several place names, including one near Lancaster and another near Liverpool.
Early Origins of the Melene family
Lancashire at Melling-with-Wrayton, a civil parish in the City of Lancaster or at Melling, a village a village nearby. "In the Conqueror's survey, Mellinge, Hornebi, and Wennigetun, are placed in Yorkshire, as constituting one manor, in which Vlf, whose name is perpetuated in that of Wolfa Crag, had nine and a half carucates of land. The earliest record in which the parish is subsequently mentioned, is the charter of Roger de Poictou, who gave the church of Melling to his newly-founded priory of Lancaster." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Early History of the Melene family
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Melene Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Mellin, Melling and others.
Early Notables of the Melene family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Melene family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Melene Settlers in United States in the 19th Century