Cales Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from any of various places in Galicia called Cales, in Lugo, Ourense, and Pontevedra provinces. French: habitational name, a derivative of pre-Latin kal ‘rock’, from either of two places so called, in Lot and Dordogne.

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


Similar surnames: Sales, Caley, Vales, Scales, Naves, Calder, Calo, Calmes, Caleb, Ales

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Cales Family Origin

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Cales Family Occupations

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  • Knifemaker

    67%
  • Knife Maker

    33%

In 1881, Knifemaker and Knife Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cales. The most common Cales occupation in Canada was Knifemaker. 67% of Cales's were Knifemakers.

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Cales Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Cales life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Cales in 1945 was 35, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cales

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