Malkin Family History

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Malkin Name Meaning

English: from a medieval female personal name, a diminutive of Mal(le), a pet form of Mary (see Mall), with the hypocoristic suffix -kin. Jewish (from Belarus): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Malke (from Hebrew Malka ‘queen’) + the Slavic metronymic suffix -in.

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


Similar surnames: Malin, Salkin, Makin, Markin, Elkin, Haskin, Mankin, Mackin, Larkin

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Malkin Family Origin

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Malkin Family Occupations

What did your Malkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Malkin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Malkin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Malkin family was Farming. Farmer, Button Hole Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Malkin.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Button Hole Maker

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Farming

    9%

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

Malkin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Malkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Malkin 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Malkin. 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 Malkin. For the veterans among your Malkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Malkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Malkin lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Malkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Malkin in 1945 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Malkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Malkin 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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