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Dirck Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from the personal name Dirck, a reduced form of Diederik (see Dederick).

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


Similar surnames: Dirk, Derck, Dick, Deck, Dieck, Dircks, Mick, Hick, Bick, Rieck

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Where is the Dirck family from?

You can see how Dirck families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dirck family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dirck families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Dirck families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Dirck's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Dirck families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dirck surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dirck ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Dirck. 50% of Dirck men worked as a Laborer.

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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

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Farmer
    34%
  • Assembler
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dirck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dirck 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 355 immigration records available for the last name Dirck. 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 431 military records available for the last name Dirck. For the veterans among your Dirck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dirck lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Dirck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Dirck in 1957 was 50, and 68 in 2004.

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