Calk Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from Calke in Derbyshire ‘(place on) the chalk or limestone’, from Old English (Anglian) calc. Americanized spelling of German Kalk.

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


Similar surnames: Call, Chalk, Cale, Calo, Kalk, Cal, Hall, Cain, Wack, Kauk

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Calk Family Origin

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Calk Family Occupations

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  • Coal Heaver

    50%
  • Timber Merchant

    50%

In 1881, Coal Heaver and Timber Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Calk. The most common Calk occupation in the UK was Coal Heaver. 50% of Calk's were Coal Heavers.

Source: Census data for Calk | Data not to scale

Calk Historical Records

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Calk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Calk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Calk in 1956 was 48, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Calk

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