Scalese Family History

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Scalese Name Meaning

Southern Italian: probably a habitational name for someone from Scala in Salerno province (see Scala).

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


Similar surnames: Scales, Cicalese, Ascolese, Scalise, Sales, Palese, Scalera, Scalice

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Scalese Family Origin

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Scalese Family Occupations

What did your Scalese ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Scalese. 28% of Scalese men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Scalese women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Scalese were Clerk and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Grocer Clerk
    5%
  • Labor
    5%
  • Clerk
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    12%
  • Seamstress
    12%
  • General Work
    8%
  • Operator
    8%

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

Scalese Historical Records

What Scalese family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Scalese. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scalese 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 461 immigration records available for the last name Scalese. 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 362 military records available for the last name Scalese. For the veterans among your Scalese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scalese Life Expectancy

What is the average Scalese lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Scalese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Scalese in 1959 was 59, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scalese

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scalese 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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