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Sark Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Saric, Seric with loss of the unstressed vowel (see Surridge 1).

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

Similar surnames: Mark, Park, Sack, Lark, Bark, Hark, Spark, Sara, Dark, Sank

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Where is the Sark family from?

You can see how Sark families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sark family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sark families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Sark family living in Connecticut. This was 100% of all the recorded Sark's in the USA. Connecticut had the highest population of Sark families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sark surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sark ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sark. 25% of Sark men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Sark women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sark were Mechanic and New Worker.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Housewife
  • Nurse
  • New Worker
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Sark. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sark census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 519 immigration records available for the last name Sark. 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 Cards

There are 526 military records available for the last name Sark. For the veterans among your Sark ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sark lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Sark life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Sark in 1953 was 33, and 66 in 2004.

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