Melville Family History & Genealogy

Find Melville records

Find birth, death, marriage, military, and other Melville records at Ancestry.com.

Search for Melville records

Latest Melville photos

These photos were uploaded by members of the Melville community on AncientFaces.

Melville Surname History

The family history of the Melville last name is maintained by the AncientFaces community. Join the community by adding to to this genealogy of the Melville:

  • Melville family history
  • Melville country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
  • Melville last name meaning & etymology
  • Melville spelling & pronunciation
  • genealogy and family tree

Edit this page

Melville Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

No one has submitted information on Melville country of origin, nationality, or ethnicity. Add to this section

No content has been submitted about the Melville country of origin. The following is speculative information about Melville. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.

The nationality of Melville may be difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Melville may be difficult to determine as result of whether the name came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from a professional trade, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).

Melville Meaning & Etymology

No one has submitted information on Melville meaning and etymology. Add to this section

No content has been submitted about the meaning of Melville. The following is speculative information about Melville. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.

The meaning of Melville come may come from a trade, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these trade-based family names may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is essential to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many western names like Melville come from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. Often these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

Melville Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

No one has added information on Melville spellings or pronunciations. Add to this section

No content has been submitted about alternate spellings of Melville. The following is speculative information about Melville. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.

Surnames like Melville vary in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family branches, and eras over time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Melville were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Melville. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Melville last name are important to understanding the history of the name.

Last names similar to Melville

Melville-feldmann, Melvilleh, Melville-hansen, MelvilleJr, Melville Jr, Melvilleronnie, Melville Stewart, Melvillve, Melvilly, Melvin, Melvina, Melvina E, Melvina FitzAlan, Melvina Lutrica, Melvina Malinda, Melvin Blanchard, Melvinbradley, Melvindavid, Melvine, Melvinearl

Melville Family Tree

Find Melville records

Find birth, death, marriage, military, and other Melville records at Ancestry.com.

Search for Melville records

Here are a few of the Melville genealogies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Melvilles

Famous People named Melville

No has submitted any famous Melvilles yet. Click here to add your own.