Malchow Family History

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Malchow Name Meaning

German (Mecklenburg, Pomerania, and Brandenburg): habitational name from any of several places named Malchow; the -ow suffix indicates Slavic origin.

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

Similar surnames: Zachow, Rachow, Muchow, Mallow, Callow, Jarchow, March, Salow, Cahow

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Malchow Family Origin

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Malchow Family Occupations

What did your Malchow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Potter and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Malchow. A less common occupation for the Malchow family was Fisherman. The most common Malchow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Malchow's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Potter

  • Barber

  • Fisherman


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Malchow ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Malchow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Malchow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Malchow census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Malchow. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Malchow. For the veterans among your Malchow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Malchow Life Expectancy

What is the average Malchow lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Malchow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Malchow in 1944 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Malchow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Malchow ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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