Kalk Name Meaning

German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a lime burner, from Middle High German kalc ‘lime’ (a loanword from Latin calx), Middle Dutch calk. Lime is a white calcium oxide obtained by heating limestone (see Kalkbrenner). German: of Slavic origin; unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Kauk, Falk, Kalb, Kalp, Balk, Sack, Kage, Kark, Kalka, Kalt

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Kalk Family Origin

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Kalk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Butter & Cheese

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Clerk In Store

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Butter & Cheese and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kalk. A less common occupation for the Kalk family was Clerk In Store. The most common Kalk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Kalk's were Farmers.

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Kalk Historical Records

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Kalk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Kalk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kalk in 1947 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kalk

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