Calef Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Calf(e) (see Califf).

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


Similar surnames: Cale, Caley, Cadle, Caleb, Gales, Call, Casler, Caves, Calver, Paler

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Calef Family Origin

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Calef Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Hair Dresser

    4%

In 1880, the most common Calef occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Calef's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Calef family was Hair Dresser. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Calef.

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Calef Historical Records

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Calef Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Calef life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Calef in 1963 was 80, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Calef

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