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Origin and popularity of the name MELLOR


Mellor : English: habitational name from any of the places in Lancashire West Yorkshire and Derbyshire earlier recorded as Melver and named from ancient British words that are ancestors of Welsh moel ‘bare’ + bre ‘hill’.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England

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