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Kalmus Name Meaning

Polish, Czech, German, Estonian, Jewish (Ashkenazic), and Luxembourgeois: metonymic occupational name for a herbalist, from kalmus ‘calamus’, a plant with medicinal properties, a kind of reed or cane. from the personal name Kalmus, related to Kalman.

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


Similar surnames: Malkus, Kallus, Kalmes, Kalman, Klus, Kalis, Kalfas, Kalmar, Kalas

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Kalmus Family Origin

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Kalmus Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Hotel Keeper

    17%
  • Makes Boots & Shoes

    17%
  • Shoe Maker

    17%

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In 1880, Farmer, Hotel Keeper and Makes Boots & Shoes were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kalmus. The most common Kalmus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Kalmus's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kalmus family was Shoe Maker.

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Kalmus Historical Records

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Kalmus Life Expectancy

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