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Maly Name Meaning

Czech (Malý) and Polish (Maly): from the common Slavic adjective maly ‘small’ (Czech malý, Polish maly). This was both a nickname for a physically small man and a pet name for a child, which was sometimes retained into adult life. The cognate noun malec in Polish and Czech has the additional sense ‘lad’, which is probably also the origin of some surnames.

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


Similar surnames: Maley, May, Male, Mak, Malo, Mall, Mallo, Zale, Daly, Many

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Maly Family Origin

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Maly Family Occupations

What did your Maly ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maly. The most common Maly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Maly's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Maly family was Shoemaker.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Shoemaker

    6%

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

Maly Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Maly Life Expectancy

What is the average Maly lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Maly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Maly in 1953 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maly 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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