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Malin Family History

Malin Name Meaning
English: from the medieval female personal name Malin, a diminutive of Mall.French and Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Madalin, a short form of compound names with the initial element madal ‘council’.Serbian: patronymic from maly, Serbian mali ‘small’; compare Maly.Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Male (a back-formation from Malka as if it contained the Slavic diminutive suffix -ke) + the Slavic metronymic suffix -in.Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from Malin, a place in Ukraine.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Malin Families

  • Number of Malin families
     44 - 86
     15 - 43
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Malin families
     150 - 298
     51 - 149
     1 - 50
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Malin families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Malin Family Origin

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Malin Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Malin

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Malin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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