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Van kirk Family History

Van kirk Name Meaning
Altered form of Dutch Van (den) Kerck, a topographic name for someone who lived by a church, Middle Dutch kerke, or a habitational name for someone from a place named with this word.

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

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Name Distribution of Van kirk Families

  • Number of Van kirk families
     22 - 42
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Van kirk Family Origin

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Van kirk Immigration Information

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Van kirk Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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