Malcomb Family History

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Malcomb Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Malcolm.

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

Similar surnames: Malcom, Macomb, Macom, Bascomb, Balcomb, Halcomb, Luscomb, Slocomb

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Malcomb Family Origin

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Malcomb Family Occupations

What did your Malcomb ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Malcomb occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Malcomb's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Malcomb family was Servant. Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Malcomb.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Servant


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

Malcomb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Malcomb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Malcomb 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 241 immigration records available for the last name Malcomb. 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 Malcomb. For the veterans among your Malcomb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Malcomb Life Expectancy

What is the average Malcomb lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Malcomb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Malcomb in 1959 was 60, and 65 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Malcomb 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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