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Scalia Name Meaning

Italian (southern): habitational name from Scalìa dialect form of Scalea in Cosenza province named with Greek skalia ‘terraces’ (compare Scali ) or medieval Greek skaleia ‘hoeing’.

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


Similar surnames: Scala, Scali, Calia, Cala, Sala, Malia, Cali, Cilia, Spalla, Sicilia

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Where is the Scalia family from?

You can see how Scalia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Scalia family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Scalia families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Scalia families living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Scalia's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Scalia families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Scalia surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Scalia ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Scalia. 43% of Scalia men worked as a Labourer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Labourer
    43%
  • Storekeeper
    29%
  • Journalier
    29%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Scalia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scalia 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Scalia. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Scalia. For the veterans among your Scalia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Scalia lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Scalia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Scalia in 1942 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

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