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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Melin

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

Notable Persons With the Last Name Melin

Martin was given the name Jan Martin Melin on March 6th, 1967 in Stockholm, Sweden.


Carly Melin is an attorneys in the united states and legislator. Carly was born on August 13th, 1985 in Hibbing, Minnesota.


His military service ended in 2000. Mertil was born on July 17th, 1945.


Björn Melin is a hockey player for the AIK IF in the Swedish Hockey League. He has been prominent since 1999. Björn was born on July 4th, 1981 in Jönköping.


John Melin was an actor. He was most prominent from 1919 to 1964. John was born on May 18th, 1895 in Karlskoga. He passed away on April 6th, 1966.


Ulrika was born in 1767. She left this life in 1834.


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Popularity of Melin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Melin U.S.
  White 89.78% 64.26%
  African American 2.01% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.58% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.39% 16.26%

Of Last Name Melin

People with the last name Melin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Melin

  • How Popular is the name Melin? As a last name Melin was the 13,107th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Melin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Melin is Saturday, January 8th, 1898.
  • How unique is the name Melin? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Melin. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Melin: Your name in reverse order is Nilem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iemln. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Melin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,339 people with the last name Melin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Melin? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Melin as their last name since less than 1 person in 127k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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