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Escalera Name Meaning

Spanish and Galician: habitational name from any of several places called Escalera, for example in Lugo, Guadalajara, and Málaga, from escalera ‘stairs’, ‘ladder’, probably denoting in some cases a terraced slope.

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


Similar surnames: Scalera, Escalona, Scala, Staller, Salera, Escher, Scales, Escajeda

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Escalera Family Origin

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Escalera Family Occupations

What did your Escalera ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Escalera occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Escalera's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Escalera.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Laborer

    33%

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

Escalera Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Escalera. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Escalera 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Escalera. 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 Card

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

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Escalera Life Expectancy

What is the average Escalera lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Escalera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Escalera in 1961 was 46, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Escalera

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Escalera 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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