Kale Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname from kaal ‘bald’. English: habitational name from the villages of East and West Keal in Lincolnshire, which are named from Old Norse kjolr ‘ridge’. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Köhl (see Kohl). Indian (Maharashtra); pronounced as two syllables: Hindu descriptive nickname from Sanskrit kala ‘black’, found among Brahmans, Marathas, and other communities. The Konkanasth Brahmans have a clan called Kale.

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

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Kale Family Origin

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Kale Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kale family was Carpenter. The most common Kale occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Kale's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kale.

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Between 1950 and 2004, Kale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kale in 1950 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kale

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