Calef Family History

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Calef Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Calf(e) (see Califf).

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


Similar surnames: Cale, Caley, Cadle, Caleb, Gales, Call, Casler, Caves, Calver, Paler

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Calef Family Origin

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Calef Family Occupations

What did your Calef ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Calef family was Hair Dresser. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Calef. The most common Calef occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Calef's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Hair Dresser

    4%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Calef ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Calef Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Calef. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Calef census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Calef. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Calef. For the veterans among your Calef ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Calef Life Expectancy

What is the average Calef lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Calef life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Calef in 1963 was 80, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Calef

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Calef ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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