Kalen Family History

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Kalen Name Meaning

German: habitational name of Slavic origin from a place so named in Mecklenburg. Altered spelling of German Kahlen, a variant of Kahl, or a habitational name from either of two places so named in northern Germany.

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

Similar surnames: Palen, Kamen, Kale, Kalan, Kallen, Maren, Kaden, Valen, Kaler, Karlen

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Kalen Family Origin

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Kalen Family Occupations

What did your Kalen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Kalen occupation in Canada was Laborer. 100% of Kalen's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer


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

Kalen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kalen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kalen 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 859 immigration records available for the last name Kalen. 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 456 military records available for the last name Kalen. For the veterans among your Kalen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kalen Life Expectancy

What is the average Kalen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kalen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Kalen in 1963 was 67, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kalen 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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