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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