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Malpass Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire and Gloucestershire): habitational name chiefly from either of two places called Malpas (Cheshire England and Monmouthshire Wales); perhaps also occasionally from other minor places so called in England (e.g. in Berkshire Cornwall and Yorkshire) or from various places called Malpas or Maupas in France. The placenames derive from Old French mal ‘bad’ + pas ‘passage’.

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

Similar surnames: Pass, De Pass, Malara, Malta, Malan, Plass, Manasse, Repass, Maltais

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Where is the Malpass family from?

You can see how Malpass families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Malpass family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Malpass families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 14 Malpass families living in British Columbia. This was about 48% of all the recorded Malpass's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Malpass families in 1911.
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What did your Malpass ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Malpass. 100% of Malpass men worked as a 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
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Malpass. 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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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Malpass. For the veterans among your Malpass ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Malpass lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Malpass life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Malpass in 1960 was 60, and 75 in 2004.

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