Kuk Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: occupational name for a pastry cook. See also Kook. Korean: there are three Chinese characters for this surname, used by three different clans. Two of them are very rare; only the Tamyang Kuk clan will be considered here. This is said to have originated in Song China. The clan’s founding ancestor, Kuk Ryang, held a government post during the early 12th century, in the Koryo period. Kuk Ryang’s ancestors are said to have come from Song China. Chinese : variant of Ju 1.

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

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Kuk Family Origin

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Kuk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Grocery & Saloon

    17%
  • House Keeper

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kuk family was Laborer. The most common Kuk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Kuk's were Farmers. Farmer, Grocery & Saloon and House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kuk.

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Kuk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Kuk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kuk in 1958 was 61, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kuk

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