Kalter Family History

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Kalter Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a vintner or someone who worked in a vineyard, from Middle High German kalter, kelter ‘wine press’. possibly a nickname meaning ‘the cold one’, from Kalt + the agent suffix -er.

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

Similar surnames: Kelter, Halter, Malter, Kolter, Salter, Kaster, Karter, Kater, Balter

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Kalter Family Origin

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Kalter Family Occupations

What did your Kalter ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kalter. 21% of Kalter men worked as a Salesman and 20% of Kalter women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kalter were Butcher and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Secretary
  • Butcher

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher

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

Kalter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kalter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kalter 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kalter. 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 Kalter. For the veterans among your Kalter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kalter Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Kalter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kalter in 1941 was 44, and 85 in 2004.

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