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Maloy Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Molloy .

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

Similar surnames: Malony, Mally, Meloy, Malloy, Mealy, Mealey, Malon, Dally, Malay

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Where is the Maloy family from?

You can see how Maloy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maloy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Maloy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 17 Maloy families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 35% of all the recorded Maloy's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Maloy families in 1911.
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What did your Maloy ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Maloy. 34% of Maloy men worked as a Journalier and 100% of Maloy women worked as a Clerk. .

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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

  • Journalier
  • Farmer
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 42,000 census records available for the last name Maloy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maloy 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Maloy. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Maloy. For the veterans among your Maloy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maloy lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Maloy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Maloy in 1941 was 40, and 77 in 2004.

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