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Calo Family History

Calo Name Meaning

Italian (southern; Calò) and Jewish (from Italy): from the personal name Calò based on Greek kalos ‘beautiful good’. For Jews this personal name represents a shortened form of Greek Kalonymos. Italian (southern; Calò): habitational name from Calò in Sicily. Galician: habitational name from a place called Calo in A Coruña province Galicia (Spain). Possibly also Catalan (Caló): habitational name from El Caló a place in Majorca.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Cala, Cali, Capo, Caso, Palo, Alo, Cayo, Mallo, Cato, Cale

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Where is the Calo family from?

You can see how Calo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Calo family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Calo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Calo families living in Georgia. This was about 41% of all the recorded Calo's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Calo families in 1880.
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What did your Calo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Grade Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Calo. 26% of Calo men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Calo women worked as a Grade Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Calo were Truck Driver and Clerk. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Grade Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Bench Work
  • Clerk
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Calo. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Calo. For the veterans among your Calo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Calo lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Calo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Calo in 1958 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

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