Origins Available: Russian
The Melnikov 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 Melnikov family
The surname Melnikov was first found in Russia, where the name originated in early times.
Early History of the Melnikov family
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Melnikov Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Melnikov, Melnikoff, Melnick, Melnik and others.
Early Notables of the Melnikov family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Melnikov family to the New World and Oceana
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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Melnikov (post 1700)
- Aleksey Yuryevich Melnikov, elected to the State Duma of the Russian Federation as a member from Yabloko in 1993, and in 1995
- Konstantin Stephanovitsj Melnikov (1890-1974), architect in the Soviet Union