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Kolk Name Meaning

Dutch (also Van der Kolk and Van de Kolk) and North German: topographic name for someone living near a hollow or gully or (in Dutch) a pool pot-hole or sluice-chamber. North German: variant of Kalk .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Kock, Kalk, Volk, Rock, Holt, Kolb, Polk, Kok, Kolz, Kook

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Where is the Kolk family from?

You can see how Kolk families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kolk family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Kolk families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Kolk families living in Michigan. This was about 24% of all the recorded Kolk's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Kolk families in 1880.
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What did your Kolk ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Kolk. 100% of Kolk men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kolk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kolk census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kolk. 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 Cards

There are 635 military records available for the last name Kolk. For the veterans among your Kolk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kolk lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Kolk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kolk in 1961 was 54, and 70 in 2004.

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