Erk Name Meaning

German: from a short form of Erkenbrecht, a Germanic personal name composed of the elements erkan ‘pure’, ‘perfect’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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

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Erk Family Origin

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Erk Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    24%
  • Engineer

    10%
  • Artist

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, Laborer, Engineer and Artist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erk. A less common occupation for the Erk family was Carpenter. The most common Erk occupation in the USA was Laborer. 24% of Erk's were Laborers.

Source: Census data for Erk | Data not to scale

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Erk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Erk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Erk in 1961 was 51, and 59 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erk

Famous Erk Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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