Gurkins Family History

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Gurkins 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: Burkins, Firkins, Corkins, Durkin, Perkins, Judkins, Lukins, Parkins

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Gurkins Family Origin

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Gurkins Family Occupations

What did your Gurkins ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gurkins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Gurkins's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gurkins.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

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

Gurkins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 242 census records available for the last name Gurkins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gurkins 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 4 immigration records available for the last name Gurkins. 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 32 military records available for the last name Gurkins. For the veterans among your Gurkins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gurkins Life Expectancy

What is the average Gurkins lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Gurkins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Gurkins in 1964 was 86, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gurkins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gurkins 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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