Gurkan Family History

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Gurkan 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: Durkan, Urban, Furman, Kurian, Kurman, Durban, Burman, Turman, Uran

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Gurkan Family Origin

Where is the Gurkan family from?

Gurkan Family Occupations

What did your Gurkan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gurkan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Gurkan's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer


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

Gurkan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17 census records available for the last name Gurkan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gurkan 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 45 immigration records available for the last name Gurkan. 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 Gurkan. For the veterans among your Gurkan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gurkan Life Expectancy

What is the average Gurkan lifespan?

Average Gurkan life expectancy in 1998 was 78 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 75.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gurkan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gurkan 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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