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Callis Name Meaning

English and Irish (of Norman or Huguenot origin): habitational name from the French port of Calais. Greek: variant of Kallis.

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


Similar surnames: Fallis, Challis, Calais, Callies, Allis, Rallis, Wallis, Callais

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Callis Family Origin

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Callis Family Occupations

What did your Callis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Oysterman and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Callis. A less common occupation for the Callis family was Keeping House. The most common Callis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Callis's were Farmers.

View Census data for Callis | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    47%
  • Oysterman

    8%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Callis ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Callis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Callis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Callis census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Callis

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Callis. 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 Callis. For the veterans among your Callis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Callis Life Expectancy

What is the average Callis lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Callis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Callis in 1947 was 59, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Callis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Callis 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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