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Delk Family History

Delk Name Meaning
Probably a variant of Telke, meaning ‘proud’ or ‘famous’ or possibly a shortened form of German Delker or Delkner.

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

114,961 Historical Documents with Delk on Ancestry.com
21,535 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,235 Military Records
313 Immigration Records
12,340 Census and Voter Lists
77,538 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Delk Families

  • Number of Delk families
     30 - 57
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Delk families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Delk last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Delk census records

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Delk Family Origin

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Delk Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Delk

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Delk Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Delk census records

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Delk Civil War Service Records

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