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Calais Name Meaning

French: habitational name from the French port of Calais or from a minor place of the same name in Sarthe.

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


Similar surnames: Callis, Valois, Cassis, Fallis, Cales, Callais, Calame, Canas, Palaia

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Calais Family Origin

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Calais Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Attorney

    14%
  • Druggist

    14%
  • Manufacture Of Furniture

    14%

In 1880, the most common Calais occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Calais's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Calais family was Manufacture Of Furniture. Farmer, Attorney and Druggist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Calais.

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Calais Historical Records

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Calais Life Expectancy

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