Derk Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: variant of Dirk.

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

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Derk Family Origin

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Derk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Miner

    12%
  • Coal Miner

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Derk family was Keeping House. The most common Derk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Derk's were Farmers. Farmer, Miner and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Derk.

Source: Census data for Derk | Data not to scale

Derk Historical Records

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Derk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Derk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Derk in 1952 was 70, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Derk

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