Kalisch Family History

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Kalisch Name Meaning

Germanized spelling of Czech or Slovak Kališ (see Kalis). Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Kalisz in Poland (see Kalisz).

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

Similar surnames: Kalich, Kalish, Kalisz, Kisch, Kulich, Kalis, Karsch, Kalina, Malish

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Kalisch Family Origin

Where is the Kalisch family from?

Kalisch Family Occupations

What did your Kalisch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kalisch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Kalisch's were Farmers. Farmer, Tailor and Cutter At Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kalisch. A less common occupation for the Kalisch family was House Keeper.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Cutter At Tailor

  • House Keeper


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

Kalisch Historical Records

What Kalisch family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Kalisch Life Expectancy

What is the average Kalisch lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Kalisch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kalisch in 1954 was 54, and 98 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kalisch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kalisch 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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