Skala Name Meaning

Czech (Skála), Slovak, Polish (Skala), and Jewish (from Poland): topographic name for someone who lived by a rock or crag, Czech skála, Polish skala. As a Jewish surname this is often ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Skalka, Scala, Kula, Skalla, Szala, Sala, Sklar, Kara, Kava, Salo

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Skala Family Origin

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Skala Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Tailor

    11%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Furrier

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Skala family was Furrier. The most common Skala occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Skala's were Farmers. Farmer, Tailor and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Skala.

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Skala Historical Records

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Skala Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Skala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Skala in 1944 was 31, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skala

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