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Quirk Family History

Quirk Name Meaning
Irish (Munster) and Manx: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuirc ‘descendant of Corc’, a personal name from corc ‘heart’, or curc ‘tuft (of hair)’. It is sometimes translated Oates, as if from coirce ‘oats’.

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

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Name Distribution of Quirk Families

  • Number of Quirk families
     119 - 236
     40 - 118
     1 - 39
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Quirk families
     197 - 392
     66 - 196
     1 - 65
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Quirk families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Quirk Family Origin

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Quirk Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Quirk

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Quirk Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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