Kelker Family History

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Kelker Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a painter (someone who applied lime wash), from an agent derivative of Middle High German kelken ‘to whitewash’, ‘to lime’ or for a lime burner (see Kalkbrenner).

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


Similar surnames: Kolker, Kelber, Keller, Kelter, Kerker, Kelner, Kolber, Kolter

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Kelker Family Origin

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Kelker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Engineer

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Kelker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Kelker's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kelker. A less common occupation for the Kelker family was Engineer.

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Kelker Historical Records

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Kelker Life Expectancy

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