Kirker Family History

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Kirker Name Meaning

Irish: of uncertain origin; perhaps an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhearchair, which was usually Anglicized as Carragher (see Carraher). Perhaps also a variant spelling of German Kircher.

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


Similar surnames: Kiker, Kerker, Kilker, Kinker, Kirkey, Kinner, Vicker, Kirner

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Kirker Family Origin

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Kirker Family Occupations

What did your Kirker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kirker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Kirker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kirker family was Keeping House. Farmer, Keeps House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirker.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeps House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Kirker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kirker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kirker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Kirker

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kirker. 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 Kirker. For the veterans among your Kirker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kirker Life Expectancy

What is the average Kirker lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Kirker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Kirker in 1949 was 36, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kirker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kirker 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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