Meline History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Meline family

The surname Meline was first found in Ile-de-France, at Mellun, a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department. One of the first records of the name was Robert of Melun (c. 1100-1167), an English-born, scholastic Christian theologian who taught in Mellun, France. Little is known of him other than he studied under Peter Abelard and Hugh of St. Victor at the University of Paris and by 1137, he was a teacher in the school on Mont Ste-Genevieve. He was later involved in the Council of Reims in 1148. After teaching in Paris for 40 years, he was recalled to England by King Henry II in 1160, and was appointed Bishop of Hereford in 1163.

Important Dates for the Meline family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Meline research. Another 185 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1302, 1465, 1634, 1721, 1598 and 1688 are included under the topic Early Meline History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Meline Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Melun, Mellun, Mellon, Melon, Meluns, Melluns, Melune, Melunes, Mellune and many more.

Early Notables of the Meline family (pre 1700)

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Meline migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Meline Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Joseph Andreas Meline, who landed in Arkansas in 1886 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Meline (post 1700)

  • Tom Meline, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008 [2]
  • Gus A. Meline, American politician, Member of Nebraska State House of Representatives, 1931 [2]

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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