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

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Murk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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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Murk Historical Records

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Murk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Murk

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