Maloy Family History

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Maloy Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Irish Molloy.

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

Similar surnames: Malony, Mally, Meloy, Malloy, Mealy, Mealey, Malon, Dally, Malay

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Maloy Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Maloy name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Maloy Family Origin

Where is the Maloy family from?

Maloy Family Occupations

What did your Maloy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Maloy family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maloy. The most common Maloy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Maloy's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Maloy Historical Records

What Maloy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 42,000 census records available for the last name Maloy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maloy 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Maloy. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Maloy. For the veterans among your Maloy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maloy Life Expectancy

What is the average Maloy lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Maloy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Maloy in 1941 was 40, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maloy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maloy 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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