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Wirkus Family History

Wirkus Name Meaning
Lithuanian (Virkus): from derivative of a shortened form of the personal name Virkavas or Virkovas, LB: what is the etymology of these names? or possibly from a derivative of Lithuanian virkauti ‘to cry’.Polish: possibly a derivative of Polish dialect wirk, a derivative of wierzch ‘top’.

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

8,763 Historical Documents with Wirkus on Ancestry.com
2,251 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
608 Military Records
198 Immigration Records
1,466 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Wirkus Families

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

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Wirkus Family Origin

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Wirkus Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Wirkus

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Wirkus Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Wirkus

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