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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


Similar surnames: Alcazar, Alcaraz, Cala, Almada, Alcalde, Arcara, Alamo, Scala, Lara

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Alcala Family Origin

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Alcala Family Occupations

What did your Alcala ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Ferryman, Gardener and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alcala. The most common Alcala occupation in the USA was Ferryman. 20% of Alcala's were Ferrymans. A less common occupation for the Alcala family was Mason.

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  • Ferryman

    20%
  • Gardener

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Mason

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Alcala ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Alcala Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Alcala ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Alcala Life Expectancy

What is the average Alcala lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, Alcala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Alcala in 1942 was 25, and 74 in 2004.

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