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Malcolm Name Meaning

Scottish: from the Gaelic personal name Maol-Choluim ‘devotee of (Saint) Columba’ (see Colomb). Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolcholuim ‘descendant of the devotee of St. Columba’ (Irish Colum Cille, literally ‘dove of the church’). In Ireland the personal name is often spelled Colm; in Scotland it has become Calum.

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


Similar surnames: Malone, Mascolo, Mccoll, Balcom, Macon, Malo, Malcom, Marzolf, Falco

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Malcolm Family Origin

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Malcolm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Carter

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Malcolm. A less common occupation for the Malcolm family was Labourer. The most common Malcolm occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Malcolm's were Farmers.

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Malcolm Historical Records

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Malcolm Life Expectancy

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Famous Malcolm Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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