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Calise Name Meaning

Southern Italian (Sicily, Naples): perhaps from Arabic khali?s ‘pure’, ‘sincere’.

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

Similar surnames: Scalise, Caliri, Calia, Scalisi, Cale, Caliva, Camisa, Scalese

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Where is the Calise family from?

You can see how Calise families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Calise family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Calise families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 8 Calise families living in London. This was about 73% of all the recorded Calise's in the UK. London had the highest population of Calise families in 1891.
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What did your Calise ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Calise. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Calise. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Calise census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Calise. 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 Cards

There are 722 military records available for the last name Calise. For the veterans among your Calise ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Calise lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Calise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Calise in 1949 was 46, and 88 in 2004.

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