Malan Name Meaning

French: nickname from Old French malan(t) ‘sore’, ‘ulcer’ (Latin malandria). Czech and Slovak: nickname for a small man, a derivative of malý (see Maly).

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


Similar surnames: Malon, Malak, Milan, Balan, Kalan, Malin, Malay, Malik, Maran, Galan

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Malan Family Origin

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Malan Family Occupations

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  • Clerk In Holy Orders & (Schoolmaster)

    13%
  • Curate In Charge Of Perranarworthal

    13%
  • Hotel Cook

    13%
  • Income From Dividends

    13%

In 1881, the most common Malan occupation in the UK was Clerk In Holy Orders & (Schoolmaster). 13% of Malan's were Clerk In Holy Orders & (Schoolmaster)s. Clerk In Holy Orders & (Schoolmaster), Curate In Charge Of Perranarworthal and Hotel Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Malan. A less common occupation for the Malan family was Income From Dividends.

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Malan Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, Malan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Malan in 1960 was 67, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Malan

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