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Scali Family History

Scali Name Meaning

habitational name from Scali in Piedimonte Etneo, Sicily, named with Greek skali ‘step’, ‘terrace’, or from some other similarly named place. variant of Scala.

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


Similar surnames: Scala, Scalia, Calo, Cali, Saal, Salin, Sale, Stai, Calk, Sari

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Where is the Scali family from?

You can see how Scali families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Scali family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Scali families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 8 Scali families living in New York. This was about 26% of all the recorded Scali's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Scali families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Scali surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Scali ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Scali. 21% of Scali men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    21%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Tailor
    9%
  • Janitor
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Scali. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scali 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 Scali. 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 353 military records available for the last name Scali. For the veterans among your Scali ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Scali lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Scali life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Scali in 1945 was 25, and 80 in 2004.

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