Kalich Family History

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Kalich Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Kahlich, an occupational name for a lime burner (see Kalk, Kalkbrenner). German: topographic name for someone living in a dwelling on piles in a marshy region, from Sorbian kolik, diminutive of kol ‘pile’, ‘stake’. Czech: from kalich ‘chalice’, possibly a nickname for a protestant. Perhaps an altered spelling of Czech or Slovak Kaleš, Kališ (see Kales, Kalis).

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

Similar surnames: Kulich, Kalisch, Kalish, Kolich, Milich, Raich, Klich, Kulick, Kapsch

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Kalich Family Origin

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Kalich Family Occupations

What did your Kalich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Farm Labor were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kalich. 17% of Kalich men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Kalich women worked as a Farm Labor. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kalich were Salesman and Actress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Coal Loader
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Labor
  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Actress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kalich Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kalich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kalich 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 336 immigration records available for the last name Kalich. 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 289 military records available for the last name Kalich. For the veterans among your Kalich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kalich Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Kalich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Kalich in 1958 was 53, and 83 in 2003.

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