Maly Name Meaning

Czech (Malý) and Polish (Maly): from the common Slavic adjective maly ‘small’ (Czech malý, Polish maly). This was both a nickname for a physically small man and a pet name for a child, which was sometimes retained into adult life. The cognate noun malec in Polish and Czech has the additional sense ‘lad’, which is probably also the origin of some surnames.

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


Similar surnames: Maley, May, Male, Mak, Malo, Mall, Mallo, Zale, Daly, Many

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Maly Family Origin

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Maly Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Maly occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Maly's were Farmers.

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Between 1953 and 2004, Maly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Maly in 1953 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maly

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