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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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Where is the Calla family from?

You can see how Calla families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Calla family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Calla families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Calla families living in British Columbia. This was about 41% of all the recorded Calla's in Canada. British Columbia and 1 other province had the highest population of Calla families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Calla surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Calla ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Calla. .

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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 1921

  • Labourer
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Calla. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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

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What is the average Calla lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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