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Caliva Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily; Calivà): topographic name of medieval Greek origin, from kalyba ‘hut’, ‘shelter’.

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


Similar surnames: Calia, Caliri, Cala, Caleca, Kalivas, Scalia, Celia, Cilia, Cali

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Where is the Caliva family from?

You can see how Caliva families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Caliva family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 5 Caliva families living in Louisiana. This was about 19% of all the recorded Caliva's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Caliva families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Caliva surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Caliva ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Attendant and Beautician were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Caliva. 24% of Caliva men worked as an Attendant and 50% of Caliva women worked as a Beautician. Some less common occupations for Americans named Caliva were Laborer and Operator. .

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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

  • Attendant
    24%
  • Proprietor
    18%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Beautician
    50%
  • Operator
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Caliva. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caliva 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 328 immigration records available for the last name Caliva. 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 168 military records available for the last name Caliva. For the veterans among your Caliva ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Caliva lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Caliva life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Caliva in 1962 was 74, and 60 in 2004.

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