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Mallet Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of the personal name Malo (see Malo 1). French: variant of Malette. French, Catalan and English: from French, English, and Catalan mallet ‘hammer’, Old French ma(i)let, diminutive of ma(i)l (Latin malleus) either a metonymic occupational name for a smith, or possibly a nickname for a fearsome warrior. French and English: nickname for an unlucky person, from Old French maleit ‘accursed’ (Latin maledictus, the opposite of benedictus ‘blessed’). English: from the medieval female personal name Malet, a diminutive of Mal(le) (see Mall). English: variant of Mallard 1.

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


Similar surnames: Millet, Vallet, Mollet, Mullet, Galley, Malle, Malter, Millen

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Mallet Family Origin

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Mallet Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mallet. A less common occupation for the Mallet family was Carpenter. The most common Mallet occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Mallet's were Farmers.

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