Escalante Family History

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Escalante Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from a place in Santoña in Santander province, whose name derives from escala ‘ladder’ (Latin scala), referring to a terraced slope.

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


Similar surnames: Scala, Escalera, Escalona, Lalande, Scalese, Sante, Schwantes

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Escalante Family Origin

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Escalante Family Occupations

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  • Bread Baker

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Rancher

    20%

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In 1880, the most common Escalante occupation in the USA was Bread Baker. 20% of Escalante's were Bread Bakers. A less common occupation for the Escalante family was Rancher. Bread Baker, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Escalante.

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Escalante Historical Records

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Escalante Life Expectancy

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