Skalla Family History

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Skalla Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Czech, Polish, or Jewish Skala.

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

Similar surnames: Skala, Skalka, Shall, Kulla, Scala, Salls, Walla, Galla, Gralla

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Skalla Family Origin

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Skalla Family Occupations

What did your Skalla ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Furniture Manfr. and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Skalla. A less common occupation for the Skalla family was Laborer. The most common Skalla occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Skalla's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Furniture Manfr.

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Skalla Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Skalla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skalla 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 182 immigration records available for the last name Skalla. 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 403 military records available for the last name Skalla. For the veterans among your Skalla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skalla Life Expectancy

What is the average Skalla lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Skalla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Skalla in 1960 was 53, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Skalla

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Skalla 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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