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Calais Name Meaning

French: habitational name from the French port of Calais or from a minor place of the same name in Sarthe.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Callis, Valois, Cassis, Fallis, Cales, Callais, Calame, Canas, Palaia

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Calais Family Origin

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Calais Family Occupations

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  • Dressmaker

    50%
  • Ironmonger

    50%

In 1881, the most common Calais occupation in the UK was Dressmaker. 50% of Calais's were Dressmakers. Dressmaker and Ironmonger were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Calais.

Source: Census data for Calais | Data not to scale

Calais Historical Records

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Calais Life Expectancy

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