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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 Mello

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mirth, your laughter.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

L is for life, that you live so well.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

Notable Persons Named Mello


Notable Persons With the Last Name Mello

Fernando Collor de Mello is a Member of the Chamber of Deputies and Chamber of Deputies (Brazil). He was most prominent from 1990 to 1992. Fernando was born on August 12th, 1949 in Rio de Janeiro.


Anthony de Mello was a jesuit priest, author, society of jesus, and jesuitpriest. Anthony was born on September 4th, 1931 in Mumbai. He breathed his last breath on June 2nd, 1987.


Sérgio Vieira de Mello was a 3, office of the united nations high commissioner for human rights, and 3rd united nations high commissioner for human rights. Sérgio was born on March 15th, 1948 in Rio de Janeiro. He left this life on August 19th, 2003.


Craig Cameron Mello is a in the field of biologist. Craig was born on October 18th, 1960 in New Haven, Connecticut.


Tamara Mello is an actress and actor. She was most prominent from 1993 to present. Tamara was given the name Tamara Beccam Mello on February 22nd, 1976 in Orange County, California.


Heath was born on August 2nd, 1979 in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.


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International Interest for Mello

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Mello as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mello U.S.
  White 89.56% 64.26%
  African American 0.99% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.83% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.30% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.71% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mello

People with the last name Mello are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Mello

  • How Popular is the name Mello? As a last name Mello was the 3,076th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Mello first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Mello is Wednesday, March 22nd, 1876.
  • How unique is the name Mello? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Mello. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Mello: Your name in reverse order is Ollem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mlole. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mello? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,670 people with the last name Mello.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mello? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Mello as their last name.

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