Kauk Family History

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Kauk Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling North German Kauke, from Middle Low German koke ‘cake’ (dialect Kauke), hence a metonymic occupational name for a baker or confectioner or a nickname for a cake lover. Perhaps an altered spelling of Dutch Kaak or North German Kaack (see Kaake).

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

Similar surnames: Kark, Kalk, Kau, Kaut, Pauk, Kaun, Kuk, Lau, Kalb, Kruk

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Kauk Family Origin

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Kauk Family Occupations

What did your Kauk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kauk occupation in the USA was Keeping Saloon. 100% of Kauk's were Keeping Saloons.

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  • Keeping Saloon


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Kauk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kauk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kauk census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 374 immigration records available for the last name Kauk. 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 177 military records available for the last name Kauk. For the veterans among your Kauk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kauk Life Expectancy

What is the average Kauk lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Kauk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kauk in 1965 was 43, and 86 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kauk

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