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Kalla Family History

Kalla Name Meaning

Indian (Kashmir): Hindu (Brahman) name of unknown meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Kala, Palla, Walla, Patla, Kara, Kalra, Lalla, Halla, Kalka, Kallay

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Where is the Kalla family from?

You can see how Kalla families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kalla family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Kalla families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Kalla families living in Illinois. This was about 47% of all the recorded Kalla's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Kalla families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kalla surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kalla ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kalla. 19% of Kalla men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Kalla women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kalla were Miner and Owner.

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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

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Farm Laborer
    14%
  • Assembler
    14%
  • Miner
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    43%
  • Operator
    29%
  • Owner
    29%
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What Kalla family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kalla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kalla 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 619 immigration records available for the last name Kalla. 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 669 military records available for the last name Kalla. For the veterans among your Kalla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kalla lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kalla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kalla in 1962 was 75, and 91 in 2004.

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