Malara Family History

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Malara Name Meaning

Italian: perhaps from an unattested Latin word malaria ‘apple tree’. Spanish: habitational name from either of two places named Malara, both in Málaga province. Polish: occupational name from a derivative of malarz ‘painter’.

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


Similar surnames: Lalama, Madera, Madara, Palaia, Malta, Macari, Magana, Lara, Camara

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Malara Family Origin

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Malara Family Occupations

What did your Malara ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Beautician were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Malara. 19% of Malara men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Malara women worked as a Beautician. Some less common occupations for Americans named Malara were Barber and Factory Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Barber
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Beautician
    12%
  • Canner
    12%
  • Cone Winder
    12%
  • Factory Worker
    12%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Malara Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 928 census records available for the last name Malara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Malara 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 493 immigration records available for the last name Malara. 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 Card

There are 269 military records available for the last name Malara. For the veterans among your Malara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Malara Life Expectancy

What is the average Malara lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Malara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Malara in 1958 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

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