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Kallgren Name Meaning

Swedish (Källgren): ornamental name composed of the elements källa ‘spring’, ‘source’ + gren ‘twig’.

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


Similar surnames: Wallgren, Hallgren, Malmgren, Mellgren, Dahlgren, Kallen, Almgren

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Where is the Kallgren family from?

You can see how Kallgren families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kallgren family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kallgren families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 13 Kallgren families living in Minnesota. This was 100% of all the recorded Kallgren's in the USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Kallgren families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kallgren surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kallgren ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kallgren. 36% of Kallgren men worked as a Salesman and 38% of Kallgren women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kallgren were Masseur and Maid.

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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

  • Salesman
    36%
  • Machinist
    22%
  • Printer
    15%
  • Masseur
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    38%
  • Nurse
    38%
  • Maid
    25%
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Census Records

There are 998 census records available for the last name Kallgren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kallgren 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 822 immigration records available for the last name Kallgren. 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 280 military records available for the last name Kallgren. For the veterans among your Kallgren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kallgren lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kallgren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kallgren in 1956 was 54, and 84 in 2004.

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