Malstrom Family History

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Malstrom Name Meaning

Swedish (Mälström): ornamental name composed of the elements Mäl (probably taken from the lake name Mälar in which Mäl- is a mutated form of mal ‘gravel’) + ström ‘stream’.

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

Similar surnames: Malmstrom, Salstrom, Dahlstrom, Wahlstrom, Carlstrom, Holstrom

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Malstrom Family Origin

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Malstrom Family Occupations

What did your Malstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Malstrom. 23% of Malstrom men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Malstrom women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Malstrom were Agent and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Laborer
  • Agent

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Waitress

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

Malstrom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Malstrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Malstrom 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 430 immigration records available for the last name Malstrom. 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 444 military records available for the last name Malstrom. For the veterans among your Malstrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Malstrom Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Malstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Malstrom in 1963 was 75, and 84 in 2004.

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