Kalka Name Meaning

Polish (also Kalka): nickname for a dirty man, from kalac, kalic ‘to soil’, ‘make dirty’, or perhaps a topographic name from Old Polish kal ‘muddy place’, ‘slough’. Perhaps a respelling of German Kalker, occupational name for a lime burner, from Kalk + the agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Skalka, Kalk, Galka, Kulka, Kalina, Kafka, Kala, Kauk, Kula, Kara

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Kalka Family Origin

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Kalka Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kalka. The most common Kalka occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Kalka's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farming

    33%

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Kalka Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Kalka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kalka in 1955 was 54, and 73 in 2004.

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