Gurkie Family History

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Gurkie 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: Burke, Currie, Durkin, Durie, Urie, Burkle, Curie, Burki, Murie

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Gurkie Family Origin

Where is the Gurkie family from?

Gurkie Family Occupations

What did your Gurkie ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gurkie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Gurkie's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeps Saloon were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gurkie.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeps Saloon


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

Gurkie Historical Records

What Gurkie family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 76 census records available for the last name Gurkie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gurkie 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 6 immigration records available for the last name Gurkie. 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 military records available for the last name Gurkie. For the veterans among your Gurkie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gurkie Life Expectancy

What is the average Gurkie lifespan?

Average Gurkie life expectancy in 2001 was 91 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gurkie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gurkie 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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