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Kelker Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a painter (someone who applied lime wash), from an agent derivative of Middle High German kelken ‘to whitewash’, ‘to lime’ or for a lime burner (see Kalkbrenner).

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


Similar surnames: Kolker, Kelber, Keller, Kelter, Kerker, Kelner, Kolber, Kolter

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Kelker Family Origin

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Kelker Family Occupations

What did your Kelker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kelker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Kelker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kelker family was Engineer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kelker.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Engineer

    6%

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Kelker Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Kelker ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Kelker Life Expectancy

What is the average Kelker lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, Kelker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kelker in 1963 was 57, and 90 in 2004.

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