Kurk Family History

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Kurk Name Meaning

German: unexplained. Perhaps a Germanized form of Czech Kurka. English: variant spelling of Kirk.

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

Similar surnames: Kurr, Burk, Turk, Yurk, Kuri, Kurz, Durk, Kark, Tuck, Kuhn

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Kurk Family Origin

Where is the Kurk family from?

Kurk Family Occupations

What did your Kurk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kurk. The most common Kurk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Kurk's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kurk family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Bookkeeper

  • Carpenter


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

Kurk Historical Records

What Kurk family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kurk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kurk 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 Kurk

Passenger List

There are 482 immigration records available for the last name Kurk. 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 273 military records available for the last name Kurk. For the veterans among your Kurk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kurk Life Expectancy

What is the average Kurk lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kurk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kurk in 1962 was 50, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kurk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kurk 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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