Malone Family History

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Malone Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maoil Eoin ‘descendant of the devotee of (Saint) John’. This is the name of an ecclesiastical family at Clonmacnoise. MacLysaght states that this surname is now numerous in County Clare where it is pronounced Maloon and is probably really Muldoon.

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


Similar surnames: Maloney, Mcglone, Maline, Talone, Masone, Malon, Maune, Mcloone

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Malone Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Malone name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Malone. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    42%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    27%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    4%

  • Benin/Togo

    3%

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Malone Family Origin

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Malone Family Occupations

What did your Malone ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Malone family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Malone. The most common Malone occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Malone's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Malone Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 320,000 census records available for the last name Malone. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Malone 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 45,000 immigration records available for the last name Malone. 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 68,000 military records available for the last name Malone. For the veterans among your Malone ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Malone Life Expectancy

What is the average Malone lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Malone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Malone in 1942 was 28, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Malone

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Malone 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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