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Maly Family History

Maly Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Malý); Polish Jewish (from Poland) and Sorbian (Mały); Ukrainian (also transliterated as e.g. Malyy) Rusyn and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Czech and Slovak malý Polish and Sorbian mały Ukrainian malyy ‘small little’. This is both a nickname for a physically small man and a pet name for a child which is sometimes retained into adult life. Compare Klein Little 3 and Small English (of Norman origin): variant of Malley . Irish: variant of O'Malley . In some cases also an Americanized form of Slovenian Mali 1 ‘small little’. Compare Maley

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Maley, May, Male, Mak, Malo, Mall, Mallo, Zale, Daly, Many

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Where is the Maly family from?

You can see how Maly families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maly family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Maly families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 12 Maly families living in Northumberland. This was about 21% of all the recorded Maly's in United Kingdom. Northumberland had the highest population of Maly families in 1891.
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What did your Maly ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Maly. 100% of Maly women worked as an Unpaid 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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Maly. 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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There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Maly. For the veterans among your Maly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maly lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Maly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Maly in 1953 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

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