Malatesta Family History

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Malatesta Name Meaning

Italian: nickname for a stubborn, malicious, or treacherous person, from malus (feminine mala) ‘bad’, ‘evil’ + testa ‘head’. In the form Malatestas, this is also found as a Greek name.

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


Similar surnames: Mezzatesta, Matta, Maratea, Latessa, Matarese, Maietta, Martella

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Malatesta Family Origin

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Malatesta Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    7%
  • Beer Saloon

    7%
  • Confectiner

    7%
  • Dealer In Fruit

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Malatesta family was Dealer In Fruit. Baker, Beer Saloon and Confectiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Malatesta. The most common Malatesta occupation in the USA was Baker. 7% of Malatesta's were Bakers.

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Malatesta Historical Records

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Malatesta Life Expectancy

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