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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Calas

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Possibly Borrowing from Nupe kara (“fried cake”)

  1. Dumplings made with a deep-fried batter of rice, yeast, sugar, eggs, and flour, part of Creole cuisine.

calas was also found in the following language(s): French, Latin, Portuguese, Spanish, and Volapük

Notable Persons With the Last Name Calas

Nicolas Calas was a surrealism, modernism, and art criticism poet, art critic, and polemic. He was most active from 1932 to 1932. Nicolas was born on May 27th, 1907 in Lausanne. He passed away on December 31st, 1988.


Raoul was born on March 25th, 1899 in Thézan-lès-Béziers. He died on December 23rd, 1978.


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Popularity of Calas as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Calas U.S.
  White 32.38% 64.26%
  African American 5.16% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.59% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 55.01% 16.26%

Of Last Name Calas

People with the last name Calas are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Calas

  • How Popular is the name Calas? As a last name Calas was the 58,182nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Calas first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Calas is Tuesday, November 22nd, 1904.
  • How unique is the name Calas? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Calas. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Calas: Your name in reverse order is Salac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lsaac. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Calas? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 349 people with the last name Calas.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Calas? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Calas as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Calass Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Calas born Sep 12, 1958

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Germany approximately on 1775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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