Malmquist Family History

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Malmquist Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements malm ‘ore’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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


Similar surnames: Palmquist, Almquist, Holmquist, Elmquist, Hallquist, Melquist

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Malmquist Family Origin

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Malmquist Family Occupations

What did your Malmquist ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Malmquist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Malmquist's were Farmers. Farmer, Bartender and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Malmquist. A less common occupation for the Malmquist family was Cabinet Maker.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Bartender

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%

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

Malmquist Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Malmquist Life Expectancy

What is the average Malmquist lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Malmquist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Malmquist in 1942 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Malmquist

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Malmquist 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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