Chalk Name Meaning

English: from Old English cealc ‘chalk’, applied as a topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of chalk soil, or as a habitational name from any of the various places named with this word, as for example Chalk in Kent or Chalke in Wiltshire.

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


Similar surnames: Calk, Hall, Chall, Chalker, Chard, Child, Halt, Cham, Hack, Schalk

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Chalk Family Origin

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Chalk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, the most common Chalk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Chalk's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Chalk family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chalk.

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Chalk Historical Records

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Chalk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Chalk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Chalk in 1946 was 55, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chalk

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