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The Melnik 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."

Melnik Early Origins



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

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Melnik Spelling Variations


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Melnik Spelling Variations



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

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Melnik Early History


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Melnik Early History



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

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Melnik Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Melnik Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Melnik 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 or some of its variants were: bearers of the name who have settled in North America; although no records were found of the Russian form of this name in the passenger and immigration lists consulted, there was Nykola Melnyk, born in 1873.

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See Also


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    2. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    4. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    9. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Melnik Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Melnik 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 27 July 2015 at 11:23.

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