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Melin Early Origins



The surname Melin was first found in East Prussia, more specifically Livonia, where the name Mallin came from tribal leadership and gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status. Various branches of the name moved across the Baltic to Sweden, to Pomeralia and even as far west as Westphalia.

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Melin Spelling Variations


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Melin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mellin, Melin, Melline, Mellen, Melen, Mellon and many more.

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Melin Early History


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Melin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Melin research. Another 199 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1696, 1691 and 1708 are included under the topic Early Melin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Melin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Melin Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Melin Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Melin Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Simon Melin, who settled in New York in 1730

Melin Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mary Melin, aged 13, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834 aboard the brig "Trafalgar" from Galway, Ireland

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Contemporary Notables of the name Melin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Melin (post 1700)



  • Berith Melin (1918-1977), American All-American Girls Professional Baseball League outfielder, inducted into the AAGPBL Permanent Display at Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum (1988)
  • Carly Melin (b. 1985), American politician, Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives (2011-2013)
  • James Edward Melin, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1908 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • E. Luther Melin, American politician, Candidate for justice of Minnesota State Supreme Court, 1958 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Ulrika Melin (1767-1834), Swedish textile artist, member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts
  • Olof Werling Melin (1849-1940), Swedish colonel and inventor of Melin Shorthand
  • Roger Melin (b. 1956), former Swedish ice hockey player, current head coach of the Elitserien team Linköpings HC, winner of the Arets coach award (2011)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  2. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
  3. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  4. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  5. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
  6. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
  7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  9. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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The Melin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Melin Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 16 November 2015 at 19:47.

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