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Malott Name Meaning

Variant of Marlette a surname of French origin (see Merlet ). Compare Melott . Altered form of French Malot: from a pet form of the personal name Malo or a nickname from a diminutive of Mal ‘bad’. Altered ending reflects the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Malotte, Melott, Marlatt, Marlett, Minott, Matott, Malon, Marcott

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Where is the Malott family from?

You can see how Malott families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Malott family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Malott families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 174 Malott families living in Ontario. This was about 94% of all the recorded Malott's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Malott families in 1911.
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What did your Malott ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Malott. 64% of Malott men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Malott women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Malott were Fathers Farm and Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer
  • Fathers Farm

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Clerk
  • Student
  • Bookkeeper
  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Malott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Malott 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 917 immigration records available for the last name Malott. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Malott. For the veterans among your Malott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Malott lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Malott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Malott in 1944 was 45, and 70 in 2004.

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