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Caylor Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Keillor . This surname is now rare in Britain. Americanized form of German Köhler (see Kohler ).

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

Similar surnames: Kaylor, Baylor, Naylor, Aylor, Caler, Claytor, Gaylor, Faylor, Gayler

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Where is the Caylor family from?

You can see how Caylor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Caylor family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Caylor families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 13 Caylor families living in Ontario. This was about 28% of all the recorded Caylor's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Caylor families in 1911.
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What did your Caylor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Caylor. 26% of Caylor men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Caylor women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Caylor were Salesman and Seamstress. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Caylor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caylor census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 732 immigration records available for the last name Caylor. 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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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Caylor. For the veterans among your Caylor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Caylor lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Caylor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Caylor in 1954 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

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