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Kalafut Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from kal(e)fat ‘oakum’, ‘tow’, ‘calk’ (loose fibers of rope used to caulk a ship’s seams and make her watertight), hence a metonymic occupational name for a calker, someone who specialized in making ships watertight. The word is ultimately from Arabic qalafa; it is also found in 17th-century English in various spellings, mainly calf(r)et.

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


Similar surnames: Kaut, Kraut, Kabat, Kraft, Kalmus, Kalfas, Kalter, Khalaf, Plaut

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Kalafut Family Occupations

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kalafut life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kalafut in 1958 was 44, and 59 in 2004.

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