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Alcala Family History

Alcala Name Meaning
Spanish (Alcalá): habitational name from any of the numerous fortified villages named during the Moorish occupation of Spain with Arabic al ‘the’ + qal?ah ‘fortress’.

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

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107,656 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,064 Military Records
4,721 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Alcala Families

  • Number of Alcala families
     23 - 44
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Alcala Family Origin

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Alcala Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Alcala

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Alcala Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Alcala census records

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Alcala Civil War Service Records

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