Morken Family History

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Morken Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named, from the definite form of Old Norse mork ‘wood’. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murcháin ‘descendant of Murchán’, a diminutive of the personal name Murchadh (see Murphy).

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


Similar surnames: Marken, Moren, Mork, Moran, Mogen, Morren, Loken, Morden, Morgen

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Morken Family Origin

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Morken Family Occupations

What did your Morken ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Keeps Boarders were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Morken. A less common occupation for the Morken family was Saloon Keeper. The most common Morken occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Morken's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Keeps Boarders

    14%
  • Saloon Keeper

    14%

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

Morken Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Morken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morken 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Morken. 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 Morken. For the veterans among your Morken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Morken Life Expectancy

What is the average Morken lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Morken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Morken in 1957 was 58, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Morken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Morken 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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