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Malon Family History

Malon Name Meaning

Polish (Malon): nickname from a derivative of maly ‘small’ (see Maly). French: from the oblique case of the Germanic personal name Madalo, genitive Madalonis, a short form of compound names with the initial element madal ‘council’. French: variant of Malo. French: habitational name from Saint-Melon-sur-Mela in Ille-et-Vilaine. Spanish and Aragonese (Malón): habitational name from Malón in Zaragoza province, Aragon.

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


Similar surnames: Maron, Malin, Macon, Malo, Balon, Mason, Mazon, Malson, Malan, Mahon

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Where is the Malon family from?

You can see how Malon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Malon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Malon families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Malon families living in Ohio. This was about 30% of all the recorded Malon's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Malon families in 1840.
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What did your Malon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Malon. 35% of Malon men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Malon women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Malon were Manager 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
    35%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Manager
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    19%
  • Teacher
    19%
  • Housework
    19%
  • Waitress
    15%
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What is the average Malon lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Malon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Malon in 1959 was 52, and 83 in 2004.

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