Kalish Family History

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Kalish Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Czech Kališ (see Kalis), Hungarian or Slovak Kalis, or German and Jewish Kalisch.

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

Similar surnames: Kalisch, Kalich, Malish, Kalis, Fabish, Danish, Kish, Kash, Kadish

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Kalish Family Origin

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Kalish Family Occupations

What did your Kalish ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kalish. 19% of Kalish men worked as a Salesman and 12% of Kalish women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kalish were Clerk and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Operator
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • New Worker
  • Clerk

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

Kalish Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Kalish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kalish 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kalish. 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 Kalish. For the veterans among your Kalish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kalish Life Expectancy

What is the average Kalish lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Kalish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Kalish in 1942 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kalish 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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