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Kalman Name Meaning

Hungarian (Kálmán): from the old Hungarian personal name Kálmán, meaning ‘remainder’ (from Turkic kal ‘to remain’), hence a protective name, which was given to infants to ward off evil and harmful spirits. In medieval times the name became particularly popular because it was confused with a Christian name of Irish origin; St. Colmán (see Coleman) was an influential Irish missionary to Central Europe in the early 7th century. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Kalmen, an everyday form of Kloynemes (from Hebrew Kalonimos, which is from Greek kalos ‘lovely’ or kallos ‘beauty’ + onyma ‘name’). This Hebrew name is first recorded in the Talmud and has been used continuously since then. Among Hungarian Jews, it was sometimes confused with 1 above.

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

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Kalman Family Origin

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Kalman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Merchant

    25%
  • Drives Milk Wagon

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kalman family was Keeping House. Farmer, Merchant and Drives Milk Wagon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kalman. The most common Kalman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Kalman's were Farmers.

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Kalman Life Expectancy

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