Mork Family History

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Mork Name Meaning

Danish (Mørk) and Swedish (Mörk): nickname for someone with dark hair or a swarthy complexion, from Danish mørk, Swedish mörk ‘dark’ (Old Norse myrkr, whence also the English word murk(y)). Norwegian: habitational name from any of about 20 farmsteads so named, from Old Norse mork ‘wood’.

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

Similar surnames: Morck, Mort, Work, Mark, Mora, Murk, Monk, More, Mori, Mock

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Mork Family Origin

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Mork Family Occupations

What did your Mork ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mork. The most common Mork occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Mork's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mork family was Boiler Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Shoemaker

  • Boiler Maker


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

Mork Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Mork. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mork census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Mork. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Mork. For the veterans among your Mork ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mork Life Expectancy

What is the average Mork lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Mork life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mork in 1956 was 73, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mork 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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