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Kalina Name Meaning

Polish, Czech, and German: from the personal name Kalina, derivative of various personal names, in particular Latin Calixtus (see Kalista) or Aquilinus (see Aquilino). Polish, Czech, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Slavic kalina ‘guelder rose’, ‘snowball tree’. As a Polish and Czech name it is probably topographic; as a Jewish name it is more likely ornamental. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from a place called Kalina or Kalino.

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


Similar surnames: Malina, Macina, Kalin, Kalista, Maline, Marina, Klink, Salina, Kamin

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Kalina Family Origin

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Kalina Family Occupations

What did your Kalina ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kalina occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 31% of Kalina's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Tailor and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kalina. A less common occupation for the Kalina family was Bridge Police.

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  • Blacksmith

    31%
  • Tailor

    23%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Bridge Police

    8%

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

Kalina Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Kalina Life Expectancy

What is the average Kalina lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Kalina life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kalina in 1946 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kalina

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kalina 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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