Malden Family History

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Malden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Malden in Surrey (now part of Greater London) (see Mauldin).

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

Similar surnames: Mauldin, Walden, Mallen, Alden, Marden, Morden, Maulden, Molden

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Malden Family Origin

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Malden Family Occupations

What did your Malden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Malden family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Malden. The most common Malden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Malden's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Malden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Malden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Malden 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Malden. 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 Malden. For the veterans among your Malden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Malden Life Expectancy

What is the average Malden lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Malden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Malden in 1955 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Malden 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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