I'm researching the possible meaning of the surname MALUS/MALES.
For now, I came up with two possible meanings:
- It derives >from the woman's given name Mali, as a possible ancestor.
- It derives >from the Polish word "maluszke" or Russian word "maluchik",
meaning "little boy" or "someone of small size".
I do not have access to Alexander Beider's work. So I would gladly hear
your thoughts on this.
Thank you in advance for your help.