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Kaller Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place called Kall (south of Düren, Rhineland) or Kalle (near Meppen, Lower Saxony). German and Dutch: from Middle High German kallen, Middle Dutch callen ‘to shout’, ‘to speak loudly’, hence perhaps a nickname for a chatterbox, or someone with a loud voice.

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


Similar surnames: Koller, Waller, Galler, Kalmer, Faller, Maller, Keller, Saller

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Where is the Kaller family from?

You can see how Kaller families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kaller family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kaller families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Kaller families living in New York. This was about 43% of all the recorded Kaller's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Kaller families in 1840.
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What did your Kaller ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kaller. 19% of Kaller men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Kaller women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kaller were Manager and Clerk.

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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
    19%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Manager
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Kaller lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kaller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Kaller in 1963 was 66, and 83 in 2004.

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