Kolker Family History

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Kolker Name Meaning

Jewish (from Ukraine): habitational name for someone from a place called Kolki in Ukraine. German (also Koelker): occupational name for a lime burner, a variant of Kalker (see Kalk, Kalkbrenner).

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


Similar surnames: Koller, Kelker, Kolber, Koelker, Kober, Kolter, Boller, Koelzer

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Kolker Family Origin

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Kolker Family Occupations

What did your Kolker ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Chemist (works res and Domestic Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kolker. 20% of Kolker men worked as a Chemist (works res and 25% of Kolker women worked as a Domestic Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kolker were Professor Of Language and Stenographer Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Chemist (works res
    20%
  • Chemist Manager Of Chem Manag Of Waterproofing Material textile Processing
    20%
  • Fancy Leather
    20%
  • Professor Of Language
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Servant
    25%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    25%
  • Private Means
    13%
  • Stenographer Secretary
    13%

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

Kolker Historical Records

What Kolker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kolker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kolker 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 Kolker

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kolker. 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 341 military records available for the last name Kolker. For the veterans among your Kolker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kolker Life Expectancy

What is the average Kolker lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kolker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kolker in 1960 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kolker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kolker 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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