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Skala Name Meaning

Czech (Skála), Slovak, Polish (Skala), and Jewish (from Poland): topographic name for someone who lived by a rock or crag, Czech skála, Polish skala. As a Jewish surname this is often ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Skalka, Scala, Kula, Skalla, Szala, Sala, Sklar, Kara, Kava, Salo

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Skala Family Origin

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Skala Family Occupations

What did your Skala ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Skala family was Furrier. The most common Skala occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Skala's were Farmers. Farmer, Tailor and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Skala.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Tailor

    11%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Furrier

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Skala ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Skala Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Skala. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skala census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Skala. 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 Card

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

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Skala Life Expectancy

What is the average Skala lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Skala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Skala in 1944 was 31, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skala

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skala ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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