Malatesta Family History

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Malatesta Name Meaning

Italian: nickname for a stubborn, malicious, or treacherous person, from malus (feminine mala) ‘bad’, ‘evil’ + testa ‘head’. In the form Malatestas, this is also found as a Greek name.

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


Similar surnames: Mezzatesta, Matta, Maratea, Latessa, Matarese, Maietta, Martella

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Malatesta Family Origin

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Malatesta Family Occupations

What did your Malatesta ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Malatesta occupation in the USA was Baker. 7% of Malatesta's were Bakers. Baker, Beer Saloon and Confectiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Malatesta. A less common occupation for the Malatesta family was Dealer In Fruit.

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  • Baker

    7%
  • Beer Saloon

    7%
  • Confectiner

    7%
  • Dealer In Fruit

    7%

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

Malatesta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Malatesta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Malatesta 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 Malatesta. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Malatesta. For the veterans among your Malatesta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Malatesta Life Expectancy

What is the average Malatesta lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Malatesta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Malatesta in 1961 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Malatesta

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Malatesta 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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