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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb Caulk
Senses
  1. See Calk (v.).
  2. to fill in the seams or cracks of, with a waterproof material such as caulk.
noun Caulk
Senses
  1. See Calk.
  2. a viscous semisolid material of varying composition used to fill in seams of objects which are exposed to water, such as wooden ships or bath tiles; -- called also calk and caulking. After applying in a semisolid form, the material hardens and dries to form a waterproof seal. It is used in the process of caulking. It is sometimes applied together with a rope-like cord to fill larger seams.
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  1. A waterproof filler and sealant that is used in building and repair to make watertight
  2. Seal with caulking ("caulk the window")
Wiktionary

From Old Northern French cauquer, from Late Latin calicō.

  1. Caulking.
  2. A composition of vehicle and pigment used at ambient temperatures for filling/sealing joints or junctures, that remains elastic for an extended period of time after application.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Caulk U.S.
  White 79.59% 64.26%
  African American 14.03% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.72% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.54% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.79% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.34% 16.26%

Of Last Name Caulk

People with the last name Caulk are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Caulk

  • How Popular is the name Caulk? As a last name Caulk was the 22,989th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Caulk? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Caulk was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Caulk: Your name in reverse order is Kluac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Luakc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Caulk? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,112 people with the last name Caulk.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Caulk? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Caulk as their last name since less than 1 person in 263k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Caulks Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Caulk born Sep 16, 1985

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-East approximately on 1775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.