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Kirkes Name Meaning

Possibly a reduced form of English Kirkhouse, an occupational name for someone employed at the church house.

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


Similar surnames: Kerker, Dickes, Kirk, Berkes, Wirkus, Zirkel, Kirkley, Kries, Gilkes

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Kirkes Family Origin

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Kirkes Family Occupations

What did your Kirkes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kirkes family was Mate On River. The most common Kirkes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Kirkes's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirkes.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Mate On River

    11%

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Kirkes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kirkes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kirkes 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kirkes. 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 Kirkes. For the veterans among your Kirkes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kirkes Life Expectancy

What is the average Kirkes lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kirkes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kirkes in 1954 was 29, and 51 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kirkes 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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