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

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Machinist

    4%

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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Malm Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Malm

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