Scalf Family History

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Scalf Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of English Scarff.

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


Similar surnames: Scaff, Call, Calk, Sall, Seal, Sale, Scarff, Scalzi, Alf, Self

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Scalf Family Origin

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Scalf Family Occupations

What did your Scalf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Scalf family was Farm Laborer. The most common Scalf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Scalf's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Housekeeping were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scalf.

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Housekeeping

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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

Scalf Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Scalf Life Expectancy

What is the average Scalf lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Scalf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1953. The average life expectancy for Scalf in 1944 was 27, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scalf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scalf 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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