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About the study

Maylin was my wifes maiden name and she asked if I could do her family history to see if she was related to the William Malyn mentioned below. I have gone back to the early 1700s and am finding Malyn that are not related so I am now researching the name.

Variant names

Malin, Malon,Mallyn

History of the name

William Malyn was Oliver Cromwells secretary during the English Civil War.

Distribution of the name

Largely in Essex and Wales but throughout the British Isles.