Hark Name Meaning

English: perhaps a derivative of Middle English herkien ‘to listen’ (compare Harker 2). Dutch and Belgian: habitational name from St-Lambrechts-Herk or Herk-de-Stad in the Belgian province of Limburg, which take their names from the Herk river. Probably an altered spelling of German Harke.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Hark Family Origin

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Hark Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    23%
  • Tailor

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Hark occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Hark's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hark. A less common occupation for the Hark family was Keeping House.

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Hark Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, Hark life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Hark in 1959 was 55, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hark

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