Gurkman Family History

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Gurkman 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: Burkman, Furman, Luckman, Markman, Buckman, Kurman, Barkman, Burman

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Gurkman Family Origin

Where is the Gurkman family from?

Gurkman Family Occupations

What did your Gurkman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gurkman occupation in the USA was Drug Business. 100% of Gurkman's were Drug Businesss.

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  • Drug Business


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

Gurkman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21 census records available for the last name Gurkman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gurkman 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Gurkman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gurkman. For the veterans among your Gurkman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gurkman Life Expectancy

What is the average Gurkman lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gurkman 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gurkman

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