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Malkus Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant of the Biblical personal name Malchus (in Christian tradition believed to be the name of the slave whose ear was cut off by Peter in the garden of Gethsemane). Polish (Malkus): nickname from the dialect word malkus ‘stag which had shed its horns’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic, a variant of Malkin, with the Yiddish possessive suffix -s.

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


Similar surnames: Markus, Malis, Minkus, Malkin, Magnus, Matus, Kalmus, Malka, Marcus

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Malkus Family Origin

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Malkus Family Occupations

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  • Cabinet Maker

    20%
  • Dairyman

    20%
  • Driver

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

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In 1880, Cabinet Maker, Dairyman and Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Malkus. The most common Malkus occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 20% of Malkus's were Cabinet Makers. A less common occupation for the Malkus family was Laborer.

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Malkus Life Expectancy

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