Calif Family History

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Calif Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Malik, Malin, Ali, Wali, Palin, Malis, Salim, Aliff, Hanif, Valis

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Calif Family Origin

Where is the Calif family from?

Calif Family Occupations

What did your Calif ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Calif family was Dry Goods Dealer. The most common Calif occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Calif's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Calif.

View Census data for Calif | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    44%
  • Farming

    13%
  • At Home

    6%
  • Dry Goods Dealer

    6%

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

Calif Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Calif. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Calif census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Calif. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Calif. For the veterans among your Calif ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Calif Life Expectancy

What is the average Calif lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Calif life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Calif in 1968 was 65, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Calif

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Calif ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Calif Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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