Scalera Family History

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Scalera Name Meaning

habitational name from a district so named in Filiano in Potenza province. otherwise, from scalera, either a topographic name from the sense ‘ladder’ (see Scala), or, in Salento, a metonymic occupational name from the sense ‘artichoke’.

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

Similar surnames: Scala, Escalera, Salera, Scalia, Scales, Staller, Valera, Scalese

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Scalera Family Origin

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Scalera Family Occupations

What did your Scalera ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Inspector were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Scalera. 8% of Scalera men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Scalera women worked as an Inspector. Some less common occupations for Americans named Scalera were Labor and Beautician

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Barber
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Inspector
  • Housewife
  • At Home
  • Beautician

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Scalera Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 823 census records available for the last name Scalera. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scalera 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 835 immigration records available for the last name Scalera. 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 334 military records available for the last name Scalera. For the veterans among your Scalera ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scalera Life Expectancy

What is the average Scalera lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Scalera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Scalera in 1953 was 33, and 81 in 2004.

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