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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

What did your Calk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Druggist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Calk. 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.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    28%
  • Druggist

    6%
  • Provision Dealer

    6%

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Calk Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Calk. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Calk. For the veterans among your Calk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Calk Life Expectancy

What is the average Calk lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Calk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Calk 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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