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Jurkovich Name Meaning

Americanized form of Croatian Jurković Slovak and Slovenian Jurkovič (see Jurkovic compare Yurkovich ).

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


Similar surnames: Yurkovich, Vuckovich, Berkovich, Mirkovich, Jurich, Jankovic

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Where is the Jurkovich family from?

You can see how Jurkovich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jurkovich family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Jurkovich families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Jurkovich families living in Minnesota. This was about 15% of all the recorded Jurkovich's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Jurkovich families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jurkovich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jurkovich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Jurkovich. 60% of Jurkovich men worked as a Laborer and 56% of Jurkovich women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jurkovich were New Worker and Waitress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    60%
  • Miner
    19%
  • Common Laborer
    10%
  • New Worker
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    56%
  • Cook
    23%
  • Waitress
    23%
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What Jurkovich family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 921 census records available for the last name Jurkovich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jurkovich census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 276 immigration records available for the last name Jurkovich. 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 Cards

There are 422 military records available for the last name Jurkovich. For the veterans among your Jurkovich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jurkovich lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Jurkovich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Jurkovich in 1962 was 69, and 72 in 2004.

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