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Mallas Name Meaning

Greek: metonymic occupational name for a bricklayer, from mallas ‘trowel’, from Turkish mala.

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

Similar surnames: Malas, Pallas, Hallas, Mellas, Sallas, Kallas, Ballas, Vallis, Maslak

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Where is the Mallas family from?

You can see how Mallas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mallas family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Mallas families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Mallas families living in Quebec. This was about 50% of all the recorded Mallas's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Mallas families in 1911.
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What did your Mallas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mallas. 39% of Mallas men worked as a Laborer and 58% of Mallas women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mallas were Farmer and Waitress.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Manager
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mallas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mallas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 466 immigration records available for the last name Mallas. 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 316 military records available for the last name Mallas. For the veterans among your Mallas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mallas lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2003, in the United States, Mallas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mallas in 1948 was 46, and 83 in 2003.

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