Malmin Family History

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Malmin Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farmsteads in southwestern Norway, named Malmheimr in Old Norse, from malmr ‘sand or gravel plain’ + heimr ‘homestead’, ‘farmstead’. Farmsteads such as these, established in Viking times, have since been broken up into many smaller farms; hence the proliferation of surnames based on what were originally very few named locations.

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


Similar surnames: Ballin, Kalman, Malin, Mauldin, Maslin, Molin, Marmion, Salin, Galvin

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Malmin Family Origin

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Malmin Family Occupations

What did your Malmin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Atending were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Malmin. 13% of Malmin men worked as a Laborer and 6% of Malmin women worked as an Atending. Some less common occupations for Americans named Malmin were Clerk and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Atending
    6%
  • Beauty Operator
    6%
  • Binder
    6%
  • Farmer
    6%

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

Malmin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 952 census records available for the last name Malmin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Malmin 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 728 immigration records available for the last name Malmin. 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 222 military records available for the last name Malmin. For the veterans among your Malmin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Malmin Life Expectancy

What is the average Malmin lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Malmin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Malmin in 1963 was 74, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Malmin ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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