Kark Family History

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Kark Name Meaning

Possibly a variant spelling of German Karg or Karch, a nickname from Middle High German karc in any of its various senses: ‘clever’, ‘crafty’, ‘sly’; ‘strong’, ‘violent’; ‘mean’, or ‘barren’. Low German variant of Kirch.

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

Similar surnames: Karg, Kauk, Mark, Karp, Kalk, Karl, Kurk, Kapp, Bark, Garb

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Kark Family Origin

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Kark Family Occupations

What did your Kark ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kark. 32% of Kark men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Kark women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kark were Carpenter and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Operator

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

Kark Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kark. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kark 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kark. 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 382 military records available for the last name Kark. For the veterans among your Kark ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kark Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kark life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Kark in 1963 was 68, and 78 in 2004.

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