Gurk Family History

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Gurk 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: Turk, Durk, Burk, Yurk, Murk, Kurk, Purk, Mark, Turek, Buck

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Gurk Family Origin

Where is the Gurk family from?

Gurk Family Occupations

What did your Gurk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gurk family was Boatman. Agebt R,. Estate, Baker and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gurk. The most common Gurk occupation in the USA was Agebt R,. Estate. 14% of Gurk's were Agebt R,. Estates.

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  • Agebt R,. Estate

  • Baker

  • Barber

  • Boatman


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

Gurk Historical Records

What Gurk family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gurk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gurk census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Gurk

Passenger List

There are 880 immigration records available for the last name Gurk. 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 740 military records available for the last name Gurk. For the veterans among your Gurk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gurk Life Expectancy

What is the average Gurk lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Gurk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Gurk in 1965 was 74, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gurk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gurk 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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