Malm Family History

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Malm Name Meaning

Swedish: arbitrary or ornamental name from Swedish malm ‘ore’, adopted in some cases by people connected with the copper-mining industry.

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


Similar surnames: Alm, Palm, Salm, Kalm, Mann, Salo, Malo, Male, Halm, Mall

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Malm Family Origin

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Malm Family Occupations

What did your Malm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Malm family was Machinist. The most common Malm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Malm's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Malm.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Machinist

    4%

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

Malm Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Malm

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Malm. 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 Malm. For the veterans among your Malm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Malm Life Expectancy

What is the average Malm lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Malm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Malm in 1941 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Malm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Malm 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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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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