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Mellin Early Origins



The surname Mellin 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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Mellin Spelling Variations


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Mellin Spelling Variations



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

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Mellin Early History


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Mellin Early History



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

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Mellin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mellin Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Mellin 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:

Mellin Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Archibald Mellin, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1821
  • Johann S. Mellin, who arrived in New Orleans in 1851
  • Heinrich Christoph Mellin, who emigrated from Braunschweig to Pennsylvania in 1853

Mellin Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Henry Mellin, who was recorded to be living in Ontario in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mellin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mellin (post 1700)



  • Robert Hjalmar Mellin (1854-1933), Finnish mathematician

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Mellin Family Crest Products


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Mellin Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    5. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    6. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    8. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
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    The Mellin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mellin 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 18 March 2013 at 06:27.

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