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Calix Name Meaning

Catalan and Portuguese (Càlix): unexplained; it seems to refer to Portuguese cálice, Catalan càliç ‘communion cup’; or in Catalan it could perhaps be from calitx denoting a throwing game, with the same etymology.

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


Similar surnames: Salis, Balik, Calo, Call, Calla, Calise, Felix, Salin, Galin, Galik

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Calix Family Origin

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Calix Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Calix occupation in the USA was Teamster. 100% of Calix's were Teamsters.

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Calix Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Calix Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Calix life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Calix in 1962 was 85, and 41 in 2004.

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