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Maller Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a miller, from an agent derivative of Middle High German maln ‘to grind’. German and Dutch: variant of Mahler.

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


Similar surnames: Miller, Malter, Meller, Waller, Mahler, Galler, Kaller, Moller

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Where is the Maller family from?

You can see how Maller families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maller family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Maller families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 41 Maller families living in Gloucestershire. This was about 22% of all the recorded Maller's in the UK. Gloucestershire had the highest population of Maller families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Maller surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Maller ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Engineering Fitter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Maller. 34% of Maller men worked as an Engineering Fitter and 72% of Maller women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maller were Carpenter and Cook.

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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

  • Engineering Fitter
    34%
  • Plumber
    34%
  • Carpenter
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Private Means
    6%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • Cook
    6%
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Maller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maller 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Maller. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Maller. For the veterans among your Maller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maller lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Maller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Maller in 1956 was 54, and 62 in 2004.

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