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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


Similar surnames: Malone, Mascolo, Mccoll, Balcom, Macon, Malo, Malcom, Marzolf, Falco

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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. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Malcolm. A less common occupation for the Malcolm family was Laborer.

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Malcolm Historical Records

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Malcolm Life Expectancy

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Famous Malcolm Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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