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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

What did your Mallet ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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Mallet Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mallet Life Expectancy

What is the average Mallet lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Mallet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mallet in 1950 was 27, and 56 in 2004.

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