Firkus Family History

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Firkus Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Lithuanian Virkus (see Wirkus).

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


Similar surnames: Wirkus, Barkus, Fickes, Pinkus, Markus, Birkes, Bires, Burkes, Kirks

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Firkus Family Origin

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Firkus Family Occupations

What did your Firkus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Firkus occupation in the USA was Labor. 100% of Firkus's were Labors.

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  • Labor

    100%

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Firkus Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Firkus Life Expectancy

What is the average Firkus lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Firkus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Firkus in 1965 was 72, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Firkus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Firkus 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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