Kala Name Meaning

Indian (Andhra Pradesh): Hindu name from Sanskrit kala with several meanings, including ‘art’, ‘skill’, and ‘a part of division of something’. Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Brahman) name of unknown origin. Indian (Kashmir): variant of Kalla. Polish: see Kalis.

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


Similar surnames: Kata, Kalla, Bala, Kara, Kale, Vala, Gala, Cala, Kalas, Lala

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Kala Family Origin

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Kala Family Occupations

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  • Pastrycook

    100%

In 1881, the most common Kala occupation in the UK was Pastrycook. 100% of Kala's were Pastrycooks.

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Kala Historical Records

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Kala Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Kala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Kala in 1962 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kala

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