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Callies Name Meaning

French (Calliès): habitational name from Caille, near Nice. Variant spelling of the German habitational name Kallies.

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


Similar surnames: Callis, Kallies, Balles, Callier, Cales, Calle, Calles, Vallie, Alles

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Where is the Callies family from?

You can see how Callies families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Callies family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Callies families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 13 Callies families living in Missouri. This was about 36% of all the recorded Callies's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Callies families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Callies surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Callies ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Callies. 27% of Callies men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Callies women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Callies were Manager and Servant.

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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

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Manager
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • Maid
    11%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Servant
    9%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Callies. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Callies 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Callies. 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 913 military records available for the last name Callies. For the veterans among your Callies ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Callies lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Callies life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Callies in 1954 was 38, and 81 in 2004.

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