Calico Family History

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Calico Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of English Calcote. Compare Callicoat.

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

Similar surnames: Alice, Catino, Climo, Califf, Balich, Malich, Amico, Lalich, Galica

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Calico Family Origin

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Calico Family Occupations

What did your Calico ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Calico. The most common Calico occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Calico's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Calico family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm

  • Farm Hand

  • Keeping House


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

Calico Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Calico. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Calico 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 117 immigration records available for the last name Calico. 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 347 military records available for the last name Calico. For the veterans among your Calico ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Calico Life Expectancy

What is the average Calico lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Calico life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Calico in 1964 was 47, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Calico

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Calico 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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