Calla Name Meaning

Italian: variant spelling of Cala. Catalan (Callà): respelling of Catllà or Catllar, two habitational names from any of the towns so named, mainly Catllà, a town in the district of El Conflent, northern Catalonia (called Catllar in French), and El Catllar, a town in the district of El Tarragonès, in Catalonia.

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


Similar surnames: Valla, Cala, Palla, Halla, Falla, Call, Colla, Cella, Calo, Dally

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Calla Family Origin

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Calla Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    33%
  • Brass Finisher

    33%
  • Photographer

    33%

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In 1881, Agricultural Labourer and Brass Finisher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Calla. The most common Calla occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 33% of Calla's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Calla family was Photographer.

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Calla Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1965 and 2004, Calla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Calla in 1965 was 75, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Calla

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