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De Klerk Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a clerk or scribe Middle Dutch clerc from Late Latin clericus (see French Clerc ) with the definite article de. This surname is also established in South Africa where it is reportedly (also) of French Huguenot origin (see 2 below). Compare De Clark and De Clerk . Altered form of French Le Clercq (see Leclerc and Leclercq ) or of its Flemish variant De Clercq cognates of 1 above established in South Africa.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: De Clerk, De Clark, De Clerck, Decker, Demler, Seckler, Heckler

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You can see how De Klerk families moved over time by selecting different census years. The De Klerk family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 De Klerk family living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded De Klerk's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of De Klerk families in 1920.
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Between 1997 and 2004, in the United States, De Klerk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for De Klerk in 1997 was 67, and 73 in 2004.

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