Malin Name Meaning

English: from the medieval female personal name Malin, a diminutive of Mall. French and Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Madalin, a short form of compound names with the initial element madal ‘council’. Serbian: patronymic from maly, Serbian mali ‘small’; compare Maly. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Male (a back-formation from Malka as if it contained the Slavic diminutive suffix -ke) + the Slavic metronymic suffix -in. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from Malin, a place in Ukraine.

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


Similar surnames: Malkin, Malon, Main, Melin, Marin, Matlin, Maline, Maslin, Makin

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Malin Family Origin

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Malin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • School

    17%
  • Farmer & Trades

    8%
  • Farmerson

    8%

In 1881, the most common Malin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Malin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Malin family was Farmerson. Farmer, School and Farmer & Trades were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Malin.

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Between 1947 and 2004, Malin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Malin in 1947 was 47, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Malin

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