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Burck Name Meaning

Possibly a shortened form of any of the various German names beginning Burk- or Burch- or of the Dutch name de Burck, which Debrabandere suggests may be an altered form of (de) Bok (see Bok).

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

Similar surnames: Turck, Buck, Buren, Burk, Burch, Berch, Borck, Bruck, Huck, Turk

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Where is the Burck family from?

You can see how Burck families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Burck family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Burck families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 5 Burck families living in Indiana. This was about 36% of all the recorded Burck's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Burck families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Burck surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Burck ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Burck. 16% of Burck men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Burck women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burck were Truck Driver and Clerk.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Bookkeeper
  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Burck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burck census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Burck. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Burck lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Burck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Burck in 1952 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

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