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Malone Surname Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maoil Eoin ‘descendant of the devotee of (Saint) John’. This is the name of an ecclesiastical family at Clonmacnoise. MacLysaght says that in County Clare there has been some confusion with Muldoon .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Maloney, Mcglone, Maline, Talone, Masone, Malon, Maune, Mcloone

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Where is the Malone family from?

You can see how Malone families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Malone family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Malone families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 81 Malone families living in Tennessee. This was about 17% of all the recorded Malone's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Malone families in 1840.
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What did your Malone ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Malone. 18% of Malone men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Malone women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Malone were Truck Driver and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Cook
  • Housewife
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Passenger Lists

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There are 68,000 military records available for the last name Malone. For the veterans among your Malone ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Malone lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Malone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Malone in 1942 was 28, and 72 in 2004.

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