Gurkas Family History

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Gurkas 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: Buras, Farkas, Kuras, Urbas, Juras, Puskas, Kurka, Lukas, Gurka

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Gurkas Family Origin

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Gurkas Family Occupations

What did your Gurkas ancestors do for a living?

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

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Gurkas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 36 census records available for the last name Gurkas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gurkas 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 10 immigration records available for the last name Gurkas. 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 4 military records available for the last name Gurkas. For the veterans among your Gurkas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gurkas Life Expectancy

What is the average Gurkas lifespan?

Between 1978 and 2002, in the United States, Gurkas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Gurkas in 1978 was 86, and 69 in 2002.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gurkas 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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