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Mall Family History

Mall Name Meaning

English: from the medieval female personal name Mal(le), pet form of Mary (see Marie). Indian (northern states): Hindu name found in several communities, from Sanskrit malla ‘strongman’, ‘wrestler’.

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


Similar surnames: Moll, Maul, Mill, Wall, Ball, Sall, Gall, Pal, Fall, Call

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Where is the Mall family from?

You can see how Mall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mall families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 42 Mall families living in London. This was about 12% of all the recorded Mall's in the UK. London had the highest population of Mall families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mall surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mall ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mall. 25% of Mall men worked as a General Labourer and 81% of Mall women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mall were Gardener and Domestic Duties.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    25%
  • Builders Labourer
    25%
  • Fitters Mate
    17%
  • Gardener
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    81%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    12%
  • Cashier
    3%
  • Domestic Duties
    3%
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Census Records

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Mall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mall census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Mall. 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 Cards

There are 16,000 military records available for the last name Mall. For the veterans among your Mall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mall lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mall in 1951 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

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