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Kal Family History

Kal Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Gal, Kan, Kay, Kral, Kil, Kai, Lal, Kam, Pal, Karl

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Where is the Kal family from?

You can see how Kal families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kal family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Kal families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 3 Kal families living in New York. This was about 33% of all the recorded Kal's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Kal families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kal surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kal ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the US named Kal. .

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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

  • Salesman
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kal 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 537 immigration records available for the last name Kal. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Kal. For the veterans among your Kal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kal lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Kal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Kal in 1966 was 74, and 72 in 2003.

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