Malanga Family History

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Malanga Name Meaning

Southern Italian: according to Caracausi, perhaps from malanga ‘tannia’, a tall Caribbean plant of the arum family, with edible pear-shaped tubers, but how this could have translated into a European family name is difficult to envisage.

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


Similar surnames: Falanga, Malara, Malena, Palaia, Palange, Matranga, Maratea, Maling

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Malanga Family Origin

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Malanga Family Occupations

What did your Malanga ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Malanga. 7% of Malanga men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Malanga women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Malanga were Helper and Bookeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    7%
  • Hatter
    6%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Helper
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    7%
  • Proprietor
    7%
  • Bench Work
    4%
  • Bookeeper
    4%

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

Malanga Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Malanga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Malanga 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 484 immigration records available for the last name Malanga. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 348 military records available for the last name Malanga. For the veterans among your Malanga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Malanga Life Expectancy

What is the average Malanga lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Malanga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Malanga in 1963 was 74, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Malanga

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Malanga ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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