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Melnick History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Russian , Ukrainian


The Melnick surname is of Russian, and Jewish (E. Ashkenazic) origin, and is a patronymic from an occupational name for a miller of grain. It comes from the Russian word "melnik" meaning "miller."With the suffix "-ev/-ov," the name generally means "son of the miller."


Early Origins of the Melnick family


The surname Melnick was first found in Russia, where the name originated in early times.

Early History of the Melnick family


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Melnick Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Melnikov, Melnikoff, Melnick, Melnik and others.

Early Notables of the Melnick family (pre 1700)


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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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