Gurkow Family History

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Gurkow 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: Turko, Luckow, Curnow, Curbow, Suckow, Markow, Yurko, Barkow, Sukow

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Gurkow Family Origin

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Gurkow Family Occupations

What did your Gurkow ancestors do for a living?

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

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Gurkow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32 census records available for the last name Gurkow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gurkow 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 43 immigration records available for the last name Gurkow. 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 3 military records available for the last name Gurkow. For the veterans among your Gurkow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gurkow Life Expectancy

What is the average Gurkow lifespan?

Between 1981 and 2002, in the United States, Gurkow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gurkow in 1981 was 77, and 96 in 2002.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gurkow 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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