Kalista Family History

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Kalista Name Meaning

Czech and Polish: from the medieval western Slavic personal name Kalist, Late Latin Calixtus (from Latin calix ‘cup’, specifically the cup containing the wine of the Christian sacrament). The name was borne by three popes, including a 3rd-century saint (d. 222); it became especially popular in Bohemia among members of a Hussite sect who called themselves Calixtines, referring to Latin calix ‘cup’: they believed that wine as well as bread should be given to the laity in the Eucharist.

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

Similar surnames: Kalina, Kalis, Kalita, Kalata, Klish, Valis, Kasza, Basista, Batista

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Kalista Family Origin

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Kalista Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Kalista occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 67% of Kalista's were Cigar Makers. Cigar Maker and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kalista.

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  • Cigar Maker

  • Laborer


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Kalista Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 848 census records available for the last name Kalista. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kalista 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 291 immigration records available for the last name Kalista. 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 317 military records available for the last name Kalista. For the veterans among your Kalista ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kalista Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kalista life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Kalista in 1962 was 42, and 58 in 2004.

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