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Malden Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Malden (Surrey) Maldon (Essex) or Maulden (Bedfordshire) (see Mauldin ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mauldin, Walden, Mallen, Alden, Marden, Morden, Maulden, Molden

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Where is the Malden family from?

You can see how Malden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Malden family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Malden families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 15 Malden families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 50% of all the recorded Malden's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Malden families in 1911.
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What did your Malden ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Malden. 50% of Malden 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
  • Labourer
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Malden. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Malden. For the veterans among your Malden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Malden lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Malden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Malden in 1955 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

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