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

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Kurk Family Origin

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Kurk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Bookkeeper

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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

Source: Census data for Kurk | Data not to scale

Kurk Historical Records

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Kurk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kurk

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