Calla Family History

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Calla Name Meaning

Italian: variant spelling of Cala. Catalan (Callà): respelling of Catllà or Catllar, two habitational names from any of the towns so named, mainly Catllà, a town in the district of El Conflent, northern Catalonia (called Catllar in French), and El Catllar, a town in the district of El Tarragonès, in Catalonia.

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

Similar surnames: Valla, Cala, Palla, Halla, Falla, Call, Colla, Cella, Calo, Dally

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Calla Family Origin

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Calla Family Occupations

What did your Calla ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Calla occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Calla's were Farmers. Farmer and Sash & Blind Mfg. were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Calla.

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  • Farmer

  • Sash & Blind Mfg.


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Calla Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Calla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Calla 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Calla. 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 Calla. For the veterans among your Calla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Calla Life Expectancy

What is the average Calla lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Calla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Calla in 1965 was 75, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Calla

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Calla 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.

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