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Caleca Name Meaning

Southern Italian: probably from the medieval Greek personal name Kalekes, a derivative of kalos ‘good’ or ‘beautiful’.

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


Similar surnames: Cala, Calia, Calo, Caliva, Capece, Cale, Malecha, Malena, Walega

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Where is the Caleca family from?

You can see how Caleca families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Caleca family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Caleca families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 6 Caleca families living in New York. This was about 30% of all the recorded Caleca's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Caleca families in 1920.
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What did your Caleca ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Caleca. 29% of Caleca men worked as a Laborer and 70% of Caleca women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Caleca were Baker and Seamstress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Barber
    29%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Baker
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    70%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Seamstress
    16%
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Census Records

There are 633 census records available for the last name Caleca. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caleca census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 599 immigration records available for the last name Caleca. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 147 military records available for the last name Caleca. For the veterans among your Caleca ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Caleca lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Caleca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Caleca in 1958 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

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