Malta Name Meaning

Southern Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese: habitational name for someone from the Mediterranean island of Malta (Latin Melita, Greek Melite). Dutch: habitational name from a place called Malta, near Zierikzee.

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


Similar surnames: Malia, Palma, Mata, Mallo, Matta, Mula, Marta, Maita, Gaeta, Palla

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Malta Family Origin

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Malta Family Occupations

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  • Servante

    100%

In 1881, the most common Malta occupation in Canada was Servante. 100% of Malta's were Servantes.

Source: Census data for Malta | Data not to scale

Malta Historical Records

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Malta Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Malta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Malta in 1962 was 68, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Malta

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