Duk Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Kuk, Suk, Luk, Zuk, Ouk, Lu, Yu, Ku, Wu, Xu

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Duk Family Origin

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Duk Family Occupations

What did your Duk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Duk occupation in the USA was At The House. 17% of Duk's were At The Houses. A less common occupation for the Duk family was Farm Labor. At The House, Blacksmith & Farmer and Blast Furnice were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duk.

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  • At The House

    17%
  • Blacksmith & Farmer

    17%
  • Blast Furnice

    17%
  • Farm Labor

    17%

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

Duk Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Duk Life Expectancy

What is the average Duk lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Duk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Duk in 1966 was 54, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duk 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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