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Kalra Name Meaning

India (Panjab): Hindu (Arora) and Sikh name, based on the name of a clan in the Arora community, of unexplained etymology.

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


Similar surnames: Batra, Kala, Kara, Kaur, Tara, Samra, Palla, Kalka, Kalla, Walia

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Where is the Kalra family from?

You can see how Kalra families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kalra family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Kalra families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 4 Kalra families living in Michigan. This was 100% of all the recorded Kalra's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Kalra families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kalra surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kalra ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Kalra. .

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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

  • Laborer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 195 census records available for the last name Kalra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kalra 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 127 immigration records available for the last name Kalra. 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 21 military records available for the last name Kalra. For the veterans among your Kalra ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kalra lifespan?

Between 1978 and 2004, in the United States, Kalra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Kalra in 1978 was 46, and 61 in 2004.

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