Shark Name Meaning

English: possibly a variant of Chark, a metonymic occupational name for a porter or carrier, from Old French charche ‘load’.

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


Similar surnames: Spark, Sherk, Bark, Hack, Clark, Hark, Shank, Harke, Sark, Sharum

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Shark Family Origin

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Shark Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shark family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shark. The most common Shark occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Shark's were Farmers.

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Shark Historical Records

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Shark Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Shark life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Shark in 1959 was 25, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shark

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