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Meltzer Early Origins



The surname Meltzer was first found in the East Riding of Yorkshire at Metham, a township, in the parish and union of Howden, wapentake of Howdenshire. "The township comprises 920 acres, of which two-thirds are arable. Metham Hall was built by Sir George Metham, whose family were long seated here." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
At the time of the Domesday census, in 1086, Metham was occupied by Ilbert de Lacy, a Norman noble.

Some of the family were later found at Marr in the West Riding of Yorkshire. "It was once the residence of the family of Metham, of whose spacious and handsome mansion considerable remains existed some years since." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.


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Meltzer Spelling Variations


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Meltzer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Metham, Methem, Mettam, Mettham, Meetham, Meatham, Meethem, Methan and many more.

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Meltzer Early History


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Meltzer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Meltzer research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1276 and 1573 are included under the topic Early Meltzer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Meltzer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Meltzer Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Meltzer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Meltzer In Ireland


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Meltzer In Ireland



Some of the Meltzer family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 45 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Meltzer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Anna Meltzer, aged 14, who settled in America, in 1896
  • Abram Isac Meltzer, aged 44, who settled in America from Moladstzna, in 1897

Meltzer Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Anna Meltzer, aged 8, who emigrated to the United States from Schlatt, in 1901
  • Alte Meltzer, aged 9, who landed in America from Neschwis, Russia, in 1908
  • Alvin Meltzer, aged 2, who emigrated to the United States from Gerresheim, Germany, in 1909
  • Baselie Meltzer, aged 23, who emigrated to America from Rakow, Russia, in 1909
  • Abram Meltzer, aged 15, who landed in America from Horodyce, Russia, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Meltzer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Meltzer (post 1700)



  • Howard Meltzer (b. 1967), American Casting Society of America Award winning Casting Director
  • Toby R. Meltzer (b. 1957), American plastic and reconstructive surgeon
  • Milton Meltzer (1915-2009), American historian and author
  • David Meltzer (b. 1937), American poet and musician
  • Allan H. Meltzer (b. 1982), American economist, professor of Political Economy at Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Richard Meltzer (b. 1945), early American rock music critic
  • Brad Meltzer (b. 1970), American political thriller novelist and non-fiction writer
  • Samuel James Meltzer (1851-1920), Russian-born, American physiologist

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  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

Other References

  1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  2. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  3. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  4. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  5. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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The Meltzer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Meltzer 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 7 September 2016 at 10:42.

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