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Mallo Family History

Mallo Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): from Italian mallo ‘soft blanket’ (from Latin mallus ‘tuft of wool’, from Greek mallos ‘fleece’). Caracausi believes the surname may have arisen as a nickname for someone with curly hair. Asturian-Leonese: habitational name from a place called Mallo in Lleón province, Northwest Spain (probably from mallo ‘threshing flail’, ‘mallet’, or, alternatively, though less likely, from a pre-Roman territorial name).

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


Similar surnames: Gallo, Mollo, Tallo, Mello, Rallo, Mango, Malo, Ballo, Gullo, Mallory

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Where is the Mallo family from?

You can see how Mallo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mallo family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mallo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Mallo families living in New York. This was about 40% of all the recorded Mallo's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Mallo families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mallo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mallo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mallo. 26% of Mallo men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Mallo women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mallo were Janitor and Waitress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    26%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Janitor
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    15%
  • Cook
    15%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Waitress
    10%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mallo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mallo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mallo. 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 Cards

There are 666 military records available for the last name Mallo. For the veterans among your Mallo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mallo lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mallo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Mallo in 1962 was 83, and 81 in 2004.

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