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Malthouse Family History

Malthouse Surname Meaning

from Middle English malt-hous ‘malt-house building in which malt is made or stored’ (Old English malt-hūs) for someone who lived at a malt-house or for someone who worked at one.

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, 2016


Similar surnames: Althouse, Millhouse, Bolthouse, Milhouse, Holthouse, Outhouse

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Where is the Malthouse family from?

You can see how Malthouse families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Malthouse family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Malthouse families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 95 Malthouse families living in Yorkshire. This was about 43% of all the recorded Malthouse's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Malthouse families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Malthouse surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Malthouse ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, House Decorator and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Malthouse. 25% of Malthouse men worked as a House Decorator and 89% of Malthouse women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Malthouse were Insurance Agent and Domestic Duties. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • House Decorator
    25%
  • Gardener
    25%
  • Agricultural Labourer
    25%
  • Insurance Agent
    25%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    89%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • Tailors Machinist
    2%
  • Domestic Duties
    2%
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What Malthouse family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Malthouse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Malthouse 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 660 immigration records available for the last name Malthouse. 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 315 military records available for the last name Malthouse. For the veterans among your Malthouse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Malthouse lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Malthouse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Malthouse in 1967 was 74, and 49 in 2004.

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