Malek Name Meaning

Polish (Malek), Czech, and Slovenian: from a pet form of a vocabulary word meaning ‘small’ (Polish maly, Czech malý ‘small’, Slovenian mali). Compare Maly. Czech: from a pet form of Martin, Marek, Matej, or any other personal name beginning with Ma-. Polish: from a pet form of the personal name Malomir. Muslim: variant of Malik.

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


Similar surnames: Malik, Malec, Malak, Marek, Masek, Macek, Maley, Palek, Salek, Balek

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Malek Family Origin

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Malek Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Malek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Malek's were Farmers. Farmer, Clerk In Store and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Malek. A less common occupation for the Malek family was Shoumaker.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Clerk In Store

    13%
  • Coal Miner

    13%
  • Shoumaker

    13%

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Malek Historical Records

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Malek Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Malek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Malek in 1952 was 36, and 73 in 2004.

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