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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

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Kelker Family Origin

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Kelker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Engineer

    6%

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

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Kelker Life Expectancy

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Famous Kelker Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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