Calk Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from Calke in Derbyshire ‘(place on) the chalk or limestone’, from Old English (Anglian) calc. Americanized spelling of German Kalk.

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


Similar surnames: Call, Chalk, Cale, Calo, Kalk, Cal, Hall, Cain, Wack, Kauk

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Calk Family Origin

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Calk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    28%
  • Druggist

    6%
  • Provision Dealer

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Calk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Calk's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Calk family was Provision Dealer. Farmer, Laborer and Druggist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Calk.

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Calk Historical Records

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Calk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Calk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Calk in 1956 was 48, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Calk

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