Mallet Family History

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Mallet Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of the personal name Malo (see Malo 1). French: variant of Malette. French, Catalan and English: from French, English, and Catalan mallet ‘hammer’, Old French ma(i)let, diminutive of ma(i)l (Latin malleus) either a metonymic occupational name for a smith, or possibly a nickname for a fearsome warrior. French and English: nickname for an unlucky person, from Old French maleit ‘accursed’ (Latin maledictus, the opposite of benedictus ‘blessed’). English: from the medieval female personal name Malet, a diminutive of Mal(le) (see Mall). English: variant of Mallard 1.

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

Similar surnames: Millet, Vallet, Mollet, Mullet, Galley, Malle, Malter, Millen

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Mallet Family Origin

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Mallet Family Occupations

What did your Mallet ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mallet. 14% of Mallet men worked as a Cultivateur and 17% of Mallet women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mallet were Pecheur and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Farmer
  • Journalier
  • Pecheur

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Operator
  • Domestic
  • Servant
  • Bookkeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mallet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Mallet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mallet 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Mallet. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Mallet. For the veterans among your Mallet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mallet Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Mallet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mallet in 1950 was 27, and 56 in 2004.

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