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Neikirk Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from Nykerk, a city in Gelderland whose name is itself a dialect variant of Nieuwekerk, or a topographic name for someone living by a new church.

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


Similar surnames: Newkirk, Necker, Neukirch, Reker, Selkirk, Newmark, Neiser, Kirk

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Neikirk Family Origin

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Neikirk Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Neikirk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 68% of Neikirk's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Neikirk family was Dress Maker. Farmer, Farming and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neikirk.

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  • Farmer

    68%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Dress Maker

    2%

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Neikirk Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Neikirk Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Neikirk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Neikirk in 1951 was 45, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Neikirk 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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