Chalker Family History

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Chalker Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived on chalky ground; from Chalk + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. occupational name from an agent derivative of Old English (ge)cealcian ‘to whitewash’.

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

Similar surnames: Halter, Haller, Thaler, Chalk, Hammer, Halder, Walker, Hawker, Haler

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Chalker Family Origin

Where is the Chalker family from?

Chalker Family Occupations

What did your Chalker ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Chalker occupation in the UK was Stone Mason. 5% of Chalker's were Stone Masons. A less common occupation for the Chalker family was Laundress. Stone Mason, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chalker.

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  • Stone Mason

  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Laundress


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Chalker ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Chalker Historical Records

What Chalker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Chalker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chalker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Chalker

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Chalker. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Chalker. For the veterans among your Chalker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chalker Life Expectancy

What is the average Chalker lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Chalker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Chalker in 1943 was 23, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chalker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chalker ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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