Kalisz Family History

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Kalisz Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from Kalisz in west central Poland, which probably derives its name from Old Polish kal ‘muddy place’, ‘slough’.

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


Similar surnames: Kalina, Kalisch, Kanitz, Kadish, Klish, Kalis, Kalin, Kaluza, Sales

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Kalisz Family Origin

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Kalisz Family Occupations

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Kalisz Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kalisz. For the veterans among your Kalisz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kalisz Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Kalisz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Kalisz in 1942 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

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