Gurken Family History

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Gurken 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: Burken, Uren, Turkel, Burden, Buren, Burke, Morken, Marken, Durkin

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Gurken Family Origin

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Gurken Family Occupations

What did your Gurken ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cooper and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gurken. The most common Gurken occupation in the USA was Cooper. 50% of Gurken's were Coopers.

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  • Cooper

  • Laborer


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

Gurken Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 175 census records available for the last name Gurken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gurken 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 86 immigration records available for the last name Gurken. 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 22 military records available for the last name Gurken. For the veterans among your Gurken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gurken Life Expectancy

What is the average Gurken lifespan?

Between 1970 and 1993, in the United States, Gurken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Gurken in 1970 was 73, and 89 in 1993.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gurken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gurken 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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