Kolk Family History

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Kolk Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: topographic name for someone living near a hollow or gully, or (in Dutch) a pool. North German: variant of Kalk.

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


Similar surnames: Kock, Kalk, Volk, Rock, Holt, Kolb, Polk, Kok, Kolz, Kook

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Kolk Family Origin

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Kolk Family Occupations

What did your Kolk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kolk family was Works In Sawmill. The most common Kolk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Kolk's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kolk.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Keeping House

    22%
  • Miner

    11%
  • Works In Sawmill

    11%

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

Kolk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kolk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kolk census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Kolk

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kolk. 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 Kolk. For the veterans among your Kolk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kolk Life Expectancy

What is the average Kolk lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Kolk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kolk in 1961 was 54, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kolk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kolk 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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