Kirks Family History

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Kirks Name Meaning

Variant of Kirk.

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


Similar surnames: Kirts, Birks, Kurk, Kirt, Kirk, Birkes, Works, Sires, Rinks, Birk

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Kirks Family Origin

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Kirks Family Occupations

What did your Kirks ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kirks family was Farm Hand. Farmer, Keeps House and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirks. The most common Kirks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Kirks's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeps House

    9%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    4%
  • Farm Hand

    4%

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

Kirks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kirks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kirks 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 Kirks

Passenger List

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

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Kirks Life Expectancy

What is the average Kirks lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kirks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Kirks in 1944 was 46, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kirks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kirks 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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