Buerk Family History

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Buerk Name Meaning

German (Bürk): from a short form of the personal name Burkhardt, a variant of Burkhart.

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


Similar surnames: Burk, Berk, Merk, Buer, Erk, Duer, Boers, Juers, Bert, Bern

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Buerk Family Origin

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Buerk Family Occupations

What did your Buerk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Buerk family was Works In Organ Factory. Butcher, Boot & Shoe Dealer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buerk. The most common Buerk occupation in the USA was Butcher. 33% of Buerk's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

    33%
  • Boot & Shoe Dealer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Works In Organ Factory

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Buerk ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Buerk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Buerk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buerk census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Buerk. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Buerk. For the veterans among your Buerk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buerk Life Expectancy

What is the average Buerk lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Buerk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Buerk in 1941 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buerk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buerk ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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