Skala Family History

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Skala Name Meaning

Czech (Skála), Slovak, Polish (Skala), and Jewish (from Poland): topographic name for someone who lived by a rock or crag, Czech skála, Polish skala. As a Jewish surname this is often ornamental.

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

Similar surnames: Skalka, Scala, Kula, Skalla, Szala, Sala, Sklar, Kara, Kava, Salo

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Skala Family Origin

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Skala Family Occupations

What did your Skala ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Skala. 21% of Skala men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Skala women worked as a Typist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Skala were Machinist and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Typist
  • Stenographer
  • Packer
  • Saleslady

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

Skala Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Skala. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skala 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Skala. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Skala. For the veterans among your Skala ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Skala Life Expectancy

What is the average Skala lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Skala life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Skala in 1944 was 31, and 78 in 2004.

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