Larke Family History

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Larke Name Meaning

English (mainly Norfolk): variant of Lark 1.

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


Similar surnames: Parke, Darke, Lark, Barke, Clarke, Larkey, Lake, Harne, Lasky, Sarge

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Larke Family Origin

Where is the Larke family from?

Larke Family Occupations

What did your Larke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Larke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Larke's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Larke. A less common occupation for the Larke family was Teamster.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Teamster

    12%

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

Larke Historical Records

What Larke family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Larke Life Expectancy

What is the average Larke lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Larke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Larke in 1963 was 61, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Larke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Larke 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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