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Kalmus Name Meaning

Polish, Czech, German, Estonian, Jewish (Ashkenazic), and Luxembourgeois: metonymic occupational name for a herbalist, from kalmus ‘calamus’, a plant with medicinal properties, a kind of reed or cane. from the personal name Kalmus, related to Kalman.

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


Similar surnames: Malkus, Kallus, Kalmes, Kalman, Klus, Kalis, Kalfas, Kalmar, Kalas

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Kalmus Family Origin

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Kalmus Family Occupations

What did your Kalmus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kalmus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Kalmus's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kalmus family was Shoe Maker. Farmer, Hotel Keeper and Makes Boots & Shoes were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kalmus.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Hotel Keeper

    17%
  • Makes Boots & Shoes

    17%
  • Shoe Maker

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kalmus ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kalmus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kalmus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kalmus 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 Kalmus. 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 Kalmus. For the veterans among your Kalmus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kalmus Life Expectancy

What is the average Kalmus lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kalmus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kalmus in 1954 was 73, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kalmus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kalmus ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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