Malpass Family History

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Malpass Name Meaning

English and Scottish (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of various places named Malpas, because of the difficulty of the terrain, from Old French mal pas ‘bad passage’ (Latin malus passus). It is a common French minor place name, and places in Cheshire, Cornwall, Gwent, and elsewhere in England were given this name by Norman settlers. A place in Rousillon (southeastern France) that had this name in the 12th century was subsequently renamed Bonpas for the sake of a better omen.

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


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

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Malpass Family Origin

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Malpass Family Occupations

What did your Malpass ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Malpass occupation in Canada was Miner. 50% of Malpass's were Miners. A less common occupation for the Malpass family was Gentleman. Miner and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Malpass.

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  • Miner

    50%
  • Farmer

    38%
  • Gentleman

    13%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Malpass ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Malpass Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Malpass. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Malpass 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 642 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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Draft Card

There are 1,000 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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Malpass Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Malpass 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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