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Kalal Surname Meaning

Czech (Kálal): occupational name for a woodcutter from a Moravian dialect derivative of kálat ‘to hew to cut (a block of wood)’. Compare Kallal .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Kalan, Dalal, Kalas, Kula, Kubal, Kara, Kolar, Malan, Bakal, Hall

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Where is the Kalal family from?

You can see how Kalal families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kalal family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Kalal families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 28 Kalal families living in Ohio. This was about 38% of all the recorded Kalal's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Kalal families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kalal surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kalal ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kalal. 28% of Kalal men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Kalal women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kalal were Clerk and Saleslady. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Machinist
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    27%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Waitress
    14%
  • Saleslady
    14%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kalal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kalal 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 387 immigration records available for the last name Kalal. 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 523 military records available for the last name Kalal. For the veterans among your Kalal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kalal lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kalal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kalal in 1959 was 38, and 83 in 2004.

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