Roark Name Meaning

Irish: reduced variant spelling of O’Rourke.

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


Similar surnames: Rork, Groark, Rourk, Ruark, Doak, Roarty, Roan, Rourke, Rorke, Rook

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Roark Family Origin

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Roark Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Roark family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roark. The most common Roark occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Roark's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    6%

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Roark Historical Records

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Roark Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Roark life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Roark in 1944 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

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