Murk Family History

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Murk Name Meaning

Americanized or Germanized spelling of Swedish Mörk or Norwegian and Danish Mørk, Mørck, Mørch (see Mork).

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

Similar surnames: Mork, Kurk, Turk, Yurk, Muri, Munk, Purk, Mauck, Yurko, Eury

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Murk Family Origin

Where is the Murk family from?

Murk Family Occupations

What did your Murk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Murk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Murk's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Murk. A less common occupation for the Murk family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Murk Historical Records

What Murk family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Murk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Murk 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 543 immigration records available for the last name Murk. 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 754 military records available for the last name Murk. For the veterans among your Murk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Murk Life Expectancy

What is the average Murk lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Murk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Murk in 1959 was 34, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Murk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Murk 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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