Kalen Family History

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Kalen Name Meaning

German: habitational name of Slavic origin from a place so named in Mecklenburg. Altered spelling of German Kahlen, a variant of Kahl, or a habitational name from either of two places so named in northern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Palen, Kamen, Kale, Kalan, Kallen, Maren, Kaden, Valen, Kaler, Karlen

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Kalen Family Origin

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Kalen Family Occupations

What did your Kalen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Fur Cutter and Unpaid Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kalen. 50% of Kalen men worked as a Fur Cutter and 40% of Kalen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic . Some less common occupations for Americans named Kalen were Hat Machinist and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Fur Cutter
    50%
  • Hat Machinist
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic
    40%
  • Felling Hand
    20%
  • Milliner
    20%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    20%

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

Kalen Historical Records

What Kalen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kalen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kalen 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 859 immigration records available for the last name Kalen. 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 456 military records available for the last name Kalen. For the veterans among your Kalen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kalen Life Expectancy

What is the average Kalen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kalen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Kalen in 1963 was 67, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kalen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kalen 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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