Gurkis Family History

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Gurkis 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: Curtis, Duris, Purvis, Sarkis, Burkins, Durkin, Juris, Burki, Burris

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Gurkis Family Origin

Where is the Gurkis family from?

Gurkis Family Occupations

What did your Gurkis ancestors do for a living?

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

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Gurkis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27 census records available for the last name Gurkis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gurkis 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 27 immigration records available for the last name Gurkis. 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 Gurkis. For the veterans among your Gurkis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gurkis Life Expectancy

What is the average Gurkis lifespan?

Between 1964 and 1994, in the United States, Gurkis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Gurkis in 1964 was 87, and 88 in 1994.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gurkis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gurkis 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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