Malis Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Malis Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Mallis. Polish (also Malisz, Malys, Malysz), Ukrainian; Czech, Slovak, and Croatian (Mališ); Slovenian; and Lithuanian(also Malys): from a derivative of a vocabulary word meaning ‘small’. Compare Maly. Jewish (from Ukraine): metronymic, a variant of Malin with the Yiddish possessive suffix -s.

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

Similar surnames: Malik, Malin, Manis, Valis, Melis, Matis, Maris, Malish, Matlin, Mis

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Malis Family Origin

Where is the Malis family from?

Malis Family Occupations

What did your Malis ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assist Manager Of Licenced Pre and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Malis. 20% of Malis men worked as an Assist Manager Of Licenced Pre and 25% of Malis women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Malis were Manager Of Licenced Premi and Factory Booking Clerk

View Census data for Malis | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assist Manager Of Licenced Pre
  • Clerk Advert Dept Cyder Factory
  • Dyer Dept Manager
  • Manager Of Licenced Premi

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Barmaid
  • Domestic Servant Unemployed
  • Factory Booking Clerk

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

Malis Historical Records

What Malis family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Malis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Malis census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Malis

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Malis. 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.

View all Malis immigration records

Draft Card

There are 444 military records available for the last name Malis. For the veterans among your Malis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Malis military records

You've only scratched the surface of Malis family history.

Malis Life Expectancy

What is the average Malis lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Malis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Malis in 1955 was 72, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Malis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Malis 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.

Famous Malis Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name