Gurkewitz Family History

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Gurkewitz 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: Gurewitz, Berkowitz, Jurkiewicz, Duckwitz, Jurewicz, Gurwitz, Hurwitz

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Gurkewitz Family Origin

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Gurkewitz Family Occupations

What did your Gurkewitz ancestors do for a living?

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

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Gurkewitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21 census records available for the last name Gurkewitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gurkewitz 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 38 immigration records available for the last name Gurkewitz. 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 Gurkewitz. For the veterans among your Gurkewitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gurkewitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Gurkewitz lifespan?

Between 1971 and 1998, in the United States, Gurkewitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gurkewitz in 1971 was 65, and 93 in 1998.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gurkewitz 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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