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


Similar surnames: Brenner, Steinbrenner, Kaltreider, Finkbeiner, Karchner, Breiner

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Kalkbrenner Family Origin

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Kalkbrenner Family Occupations

What did your Kalkbrenner ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Chemist

    13%
  • Gardner

    13%
  • Machinist

    13%

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Kalkbrenner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kalkbrenner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kalkbrenner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kalkbrenner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kalkbrenner. For the veterans among your Kalkbrenner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kalkbrenner Life Expectancy

What is the average Kalkbrenner lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Kalkbrenner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Kalkbrenner in 1952 was 66, and 77 in 2004.

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