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Malara Name Meaning

Italian: perhaps from an unattested Latin word malaria ‘apple tree’. Spanish: habitational name from either of two places named Malara, both in Málaga province. Polish: occupational name from a derivative of malarz ‘painter’.

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


Similar surnames: Lalama, Madera, Madara, Palaia, Malta, Macari, Magana, Lara, Camara

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Where is the Malara family from?

You can see how Malara families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Malara family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Malara families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Malara families living in Illinois. This was about 59% of all the recorded Malara's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Malara families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Malara surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Malara ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Malara. 50% of Malara men worked as a Laborer. .

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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
    50%
  • New Worker
    36%
  • Carpenter
    15%
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Census Records

There are 928 census records available for the last name Malara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Malara census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 493 immigration records available for the last name Malara. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 269 military records available for the last name Malara. For the veterans among your Malara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Malara lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Malara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Malara in 1958 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

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