Kalkbrenner Family History

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Kalkbrenner Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a lime burner, from Middle High German kalc ‘chalk’, ‘lime’ (see Kalk) + brenner ‘burner’. Lime (calcium carbonate) is a product of some historical importance, obtained from limestone by heating (‘burning’). It had various agricultural, domestic, and industrial applications, including fertilizing soil, treating furniture, bleaching, and making mortar.

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

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Kalkbrenner Family Origin

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Kalkbrenner Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Chemist

    13%
  • Gardner

    13%
  • Machinist

    13%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kalkbrenner family was Machinist. Carpenter, Chemist and Gardner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kalkbrenner. The most common Kalkbrenner occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Kalkbrenner's were Carpenters.

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Kalkbrenner Historical Records

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Kalkbrenner Life Expectancy

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