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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

What did your Escalante ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Bread Baker, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Escalante. 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.

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  • Bread Baker

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Rancher

    20%

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Escalante Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Escalante. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Escalante 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 Escalante. 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 Escalante. For the veterans among your Escalante ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Escalante Life Expectancy

What is the average Escalante lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Escalante life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1948. The average life expectancy for Escalante in 1948 was 100, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Escalante

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Escalante 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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