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Kalivoda Surname Meaning

Czech: habitational name from a place called Kalivoda near Mělnik so named from kalit ‘to stir’ + voda ‘water’. It may also be a nickname for a troublemaker someone who stirred the waters.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Voda, Kivela, Kalina, Kaluza, Kantola, Linda, Alameda, Alioto, Salido

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Where is the Kalivoda family from?

You can see how Kalivoda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kalivoda family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 19 Kalivoda families living in Illinois. This was about 43% of all the recorded Kalivoda's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Kalivoda families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kalivoda surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kalivoda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kalivoda. 32% of Kalivoda men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Kalivoda women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kalivoda were Machinist and New Worker. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Farming
    12%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Machinist
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Packer
    25%
  • New Worker
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kalivoda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kalivoda 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 356 immigration records available for the last name Kalivoda. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 341 military records available for the last name Kalivoda. For the veterans among your Kalivoda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kalivoda lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Kalivoda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kalivoda in 1947 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

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