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Malcolm Name Meaning

Scottish: from the Gaelic personal name Maol-Choluim ‘devotee of (Saint) Columba’ (see Colomb). Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolcholuim ‘descendant of the devotee of St. Columba’ (Irish Colum Cille, literally ‘dove of the church’). In Ireland the personal name is often spelled Colm; in Scotland it has become Calum.

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

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Malcolm Family Origin

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Malcolm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Malcolm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Malcolm's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Malcolm family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Malcolm.

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Famous Malcolm Family

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