The surname Malair is an occupational
name for a painter, or more specifically a painter of stained glass, derived from the Old German "malen", and the Middle High German word "malen" which both meant "to paint."
Early Origins of the Malair family
The surname Malair was first found in Wurtemberg and Bavaria
, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name Mahler became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal
System and the nation.
Early History of the Malair family
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Malair Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Mahler, Maler, Mahl, Mahle, Male, Mal, Maller, Maehler, Mehler, Mailer, Mayler, Maylor, Mailor and many more.
Early Notables of the Malair family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Malair family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Conrad Mahler, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1767; Heinrich Ludwig Mahler settled in America in 1850 with his wife and family; Heinrich Wilhelm Mahler settled in Pennsylvania in 1749.