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Kolbeck Name Meaning

German: possibly a habitational name from an abandoned settlement called Colbeck, in the district of Wernigerode, in the Harz Mountains. Scandinavian: from Old Norse kaldr ‘cold’ + bekkr ‘stream’, hence presumably either an ornamental name or a topographic name for someone who lived near a cold stream.

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


Similar surnames: Colbeck, Irlbeck, Bobeck, Kolden, Holbeck, Vorbeck, Kolberg, Goldbeck

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Kolbeck Family Origin

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Kolbeck Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Clerk

    17%
  • Druggist

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%

In 1880, Carpenter, Clerk and Druggist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kolbeck. The most common Kolbeck occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 17% of Kolbeck's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Kolbeck family was Farmer.

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Kolbeck Life Expectancy

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