De Turk Family History

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De Turk Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch turc ‘Turk’ + the definite article de, hence an ethnic name, or probably more commonly a habitational name for someone who lived at a house or tavern distinguished by the sign of the Turk.

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

Similar surnames: De Valk, Turk, De Kok, De Muro, De Hart, Denmark, Demark, De Berg

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De Turk Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the De Turk name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name De Turk. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • European Jewish


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De Turk Family Origin

Where is the De Turk family from?

De Turk Family Occupations

What did your De Turk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by De Turk. The most common De Turk occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of De Turk's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the De Turk family was Keeping House.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Grocer

  • Keeping House


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

De Turk Historical Records

What De Turk family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name De Turk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, De Turk 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 De Turk. 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 De Turk. For the veterans among your De Turk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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De Turk Life Expectancy

What is the average De Turk lifespan?

Between 1979 and 2002, in the United States, De Turk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for De Turk in 1979 was 68, and 81 in 2002.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your De Turk 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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