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Malak Name Meaning

Polish (also Malak), Czech and Slovak (Malák): from a derivative of the common Slavic adjective maly ‘small’ (see Maly). As a Polish name it may also be a derivative of the Old Polish personal name Malomir. Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic malak ‘angel’.

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


Similar surnames: Malek, Malik, Salak, Malan, Maslak, Dolak, Mallak, Manak, Mak, Marek

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Where is the Malak family from?

You can see how Malak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Malak family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Malak families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Malak families living in Manitoba. This was about 64% of all the recorded Malak's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Malak families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Malak surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Malak ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Malak. 50% of Malak men worked as a Farmer.

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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 1921

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Labourer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Malak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Malak census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 616 immigration records available for the last name Malak. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 590 military records available for the last name Malak. For the veterans among your Malak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Malak lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Malak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1948. The average life expectancy for Malak in 1948 was 107, and 84 in 2004.

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