Kallay Family History

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Kallay Name Meaning

Hungarian (Kállay) and Jewish (from Hungary): habitational name for someone from a place called Kálló or Kallo in Nógrád county, or from the provincial town of Nagykálló in Szabolcs county. The Kállay family of Szabolcs county were one of Hungary’s oldest noble families, descendants of the Bolok-Simian clan, one of the 108 ancient clans mentioned in the Chronicle of Simon Kézai.

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

Similar surnames: Pallay, Dally, Kassay, Kallas, Hallam, Palla, Kalmar, Galley, Ballas

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Kallay Family Origin

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Kallay Family Occupations

What did your Kallay ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Brassfinisher and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kallay. The most common Kallay occupation in the USA was Brassfinisher. 50% of Kallay's were Brassfinishers.

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  • Brassfinisher

  • Laborer


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Kallay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kallay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kallay 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 493 immigration records available for the last name Kallay. 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 652 military records available for the last name Kallay. For the veterans among your Kallay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kallay Life Expectancy

What is the average Kallay lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kallay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kallay in 1944 was 65, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kallay 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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