Malis Family History

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Malis Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Mallis. Polish (also Malisz, Malys, Malysz), Ukrainian; Czech, Slovak, and Croatian (Mališ); Slovenian; and Lithuanian(also Malys): from a derivative of a vocabulary word meaning ‘small’. Compare Maly. Jewish (from Ukraine): metronymic, a variant of Malin with the Yiddish possessive suffix -s.

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


Similar surnames: Malik, Malin, Manis, Valis, Melis, Matis, Maris, Malish, Matlin, Mis

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Malis Family Origin

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Malis Family Occupations

What did your Malis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Malis family was Keeps House. Farmer and Hat Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Malis. The most common Malis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Malis's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Hat Maker

    33%
  • Keeps House

    33%

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Malis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Malis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Malis 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Malis. 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 444 military records available for the last name Malis. For the veterans among your Malis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Malis Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Malis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Malis in 1955 was 72, and 89 in 2004.

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