Cales Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from any of various places in Galicia called Cales, in Lugo, Ourense, and Pontevedra provinces. French: habitational name, a derivative of pre-Latin kal ‘rock’, from either of two places so called, in Lot and Dordogne.

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


Similar surnames: Sales, Caley, Vales, Scales, Naves, Calder, Calo, Calmes, Caleb, Ales

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Cales Family Origin

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Cales Family Occupations

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  • Barman

    20%
  • Excavator

    20%
  • Foreman Cutter Artizan

    20%
  • Grocers Assistant

    20%

In 1881, Barman, Excavator and Foreman Cutter Artizan were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cales. The most common Cales occupation in the UK was Barman. 20% of Cales's were Barmans. A less common occupation for the Cales family was Grocers Assistant.

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Cales Historical Records

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Cales Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Cales life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Cales in 1945 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cales

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