Melnick History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Melnick research. Another 80 words (6 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.

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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United States Melnick migration to the United States +

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]
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]
  • William Melnick, aged 23, originally from London, England, who arrived in New York in 1907 aboard the ship "Etruria" from Liverpool, England [3]

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




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