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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. MAWLT-hows  [key]
Other Forms FormsMalthus, Malthious, Maltas, Maltus, Malt, Maud, Malter, Maltman, Maltmaker, Maltster, Malster

Meaning & History

Occupational name for a maker of malt or a malt merchant. It could also be a topographic name for a person who lived at a malt house.
Added 12/13/2021 by General9696
Edited 8/1/2022 by General9696