Kales Family History

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Kales Name Meaning

Czech (Kaleš): from a vernacular form of the Latin personal name Calixtus (see Kalista).

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

Similar surnames: Kalis, Ales, Fales, Vales, Bales, Kares, Eales, Kalas, Kyles, Sales

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Kales Family Origin

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Kales Family Occupations

What did your Kales ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kales occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Kales's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kales family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kales.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Cabinet Maker


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kales ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kales Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Kales. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kales 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 673 immigration records available for the last name Kales. 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 303 military records available for the last name Kales. For the veterans among your Kales ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kales Life Expectancy

What is the average Kales lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kales life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kales in 1954 was 61, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kales

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kales 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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