Chalk Family History

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Chalk Name Meaning

English: from Old English cealc ‘chalk’, applied as a topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of chalk soil, or as a habitational name from any of the various places named with this word, as for example Chalk in Kent or Chalke in Wiltshire.

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


Similar surnames: Calk, Hall, Chall, Chalker, Chard, Child, Halt, Cham, Hack, Schalk

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Chalk Family Origin

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Chalk Family Occupations

What did your Chalk ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, S and Soldier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chalk. The most common Chalk occupation in Canada was Farmer. 30% of Chalk's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Chalk family was Carriage Maker.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • S

    9%
  • Soldier

    9%
  • Carriage Maker

    4%

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

Chalk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Chalk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chalk 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 Chalk. 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 Chalk. For the veterans among your Chalk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chalk Life Expectancy

What is the average Chalk lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Chalk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Chalk in 1946 was 55, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chalk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chalk 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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