Malstrom Family History

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Malstrom Name Meaning

Swedish (Mälström): ornamental name composed of the elements Mäl (probably taken from the lake name Mälar in which Mäl- is a mutated form of mal ‘gravel’) + ström ‘stream’.

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

Similar surnames: Malmstrom, Salstrom, Dahlstrom, Wahlstrom, Carlstrom, Holstrom

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Malstrom Family Origin

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Malstrom Family Occupations

What did your Malstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Malstrom occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Malstrom's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House


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Malstrom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Malstrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Malstrom 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 430 immigration records available for the last name Malstrom. 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 444 military records available for the last name Malstrom. For the veterans among your Malstrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Malstrom Life Expectancy

What is the average Malstrom lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Malstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Malstrom in 1963 was 75, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Malstrom 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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