Kalk Family History
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 2nd edition, 2022