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Kalata Name Meaning

Polish: variant of Kaleta. Czech: from a derivative of the personal name Kála (see Kalis).

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


Similar surnames: Kalita, Kaleta, Salata, Kalas, Kalan, Kalina, Kalista, Kala, Kamara

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Where is the Kalata family from?

You can see how Kalata families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kalata family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Kalata families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 22 Kalata families living in Illinois. This was about 34% of all the recorded Kalata's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Kalata families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kalata surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kalata ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kalata. 47% of Kalata men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Kalata women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kalata were Machinist and Machine Operator.

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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
    47%
  • New Worker
    9%
  • Mechanic
    9%
  • Machinist
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Clerk
    19%
  • Typist
    19%
  • Machine Operator
    19%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kalata. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kalata 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 411 immigration records available for the last name Kalata. 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 411 military records available for the last name Kalata. For the veterans among your Kalata ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kalata lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Kalata life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kalata in 1947 was 63, and 82 in 2004.

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