Kalb Family History

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Kalb Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German kalp ‘calf’, German Kalb, hence either a metonymic occupational name for someone who reared calves or a nickname for a meek or foolish person. Arabic: from kalb ‘dog’; one of several Arabic protective names that were supposed to frighten the jinn.

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

Similar surnames: Kalp, Salb, Kalk, Kalt, Falb, Kapp, Garb, Kolb, Palm, Kauk

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Kalb Family Origin

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Kalb Family Occupations

What did your Kalb ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Kalb.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

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Kalb Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Kalb. For the veterans among your Kalb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kalb Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kalb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kalb in 1955 was 66, and 76 in 2004.

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