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Kallis Family History

Kallis Name Meaning

Greek: from a shortened form of the personal name Kallistos ‘best’ or a reduced form of a patronymic formed from it. variant spelling of Hungarian Kalis.

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


Similar surnames: Rallis, Kalis, Kellis, Valis, Allis, Ballas, Callis, Fallis, Kolis

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Where is the Kallis family from?

You can see how Kallis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kallis family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Kallis families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 15 Kallis families living in Illinois. This was about 37% of all the recorded Kallis's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Kallis families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kallis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kallis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kallis. 29% of Kallis men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Kallis women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kallis were Machinist and House Work. .

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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
    29%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Waiter
    6%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • House Work
    8%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kallis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kallis 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kallis. 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 343 military records available for the last name Kallis. For the veterans among your Kallis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kallis lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kallis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kallis in 1955 was 58, and 71 in 2004.

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