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Kalita Family History

Kalita Name Meaning

Polish: variant of Kaleta. Indian (Assam): Hindu name of unknown origin.

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


Similar surnames: Kalata, Kala, Kaleta, Walia, Kata, Kalina, Kalista, Kalla, Kalra

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Where is the Kalita family from?

You can see how Kalita families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kalita family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1901 and 1920. The most Kalita families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 11 Kalita families living in Michigan. This was about 22% of all the recorded Kalita's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Kalita families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kalita surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kalita ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Restaurant Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kalita. 40% of Kalita men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Kalita women worked as a Restaurant Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kalita were Farmer and Waitress.

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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
    40%
  • Machine Operator
    12%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Farmer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Restaurant Worker
    13%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Sewine Machine
    13%
  • Waitress
    13%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kalita. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kalita 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 633 immigration records available for the last name Kalita. 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 342 military records available for the last name Kalita. For the veterans among your Kalita ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kalita lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kalita life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kalita in 1960 was 60, and 83 in 2004.

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