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Caliri Family History

Caliri Name Meaning

Southern Italian (Sicily and Calabria): from the medieval Greek personal name Kallires, a derivative of classical Greek Kallirhoos ‘one who flows beautifully’.

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


Similar surnames: Cali, Caliva, Calo, Caira, Callari, Calia, Hari, Carlisi, Cairo

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Where is the Caliri family from?

You can see how Caliri families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Caliri family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 9 Caliri families living in Massachusetts. This was about 35% of all the recorded Caliri's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Caliri families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Caliri surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Caliri ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Presser were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Caliri. 21% of Caliri men worked as a Clerk and 34% of Caliri women worked as a Presser. Some less common occupations for Americans named Caliri were Barber and Clerk.

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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

  • Clerk
    21%
  • Stone Cutter
    13%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Barber
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Presser
    34%
  • Hairdresser
    34%
  • Clerk
    34%
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What Caliri family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 661 census records available for the last name Caliri. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caliri 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 426 immigration records available for the last name Caliri. 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 250 military records available for the last name Caliri. For the veterans among your Caliri ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Caliri lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Caliri life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Caliri in 1964 was 68, and 81 in 2004.

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