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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."

Melnick Early Origins



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

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Melnick Spelling Variations


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Melnick Spelling Variations



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

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Melnick Early History


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Melnick Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Melnick research. Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1722 and 1785 are included under the topic Early Melnick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Melnick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Melnick Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Melnick 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:

Melnick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jacob Melnick, aged 30, originally from Carthagena, 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, 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, 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.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Melnick (post 1700)


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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
  • Mitch Melnick (b. 1959), Canadian radio sports broadcaster
  • Christine Melnick, politician in Manitoba, Canada

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Melnick Family Crest Products


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Citations


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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.).

Other References

  1. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  2. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  3. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  4. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  8. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
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The Melnick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Melnick 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.

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