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Sirkin Family History

Sirkin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Sirke (see Sirko ) + the Slavic possessive suffix -in.

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


Similar surnames: Simkin, Mirkin, Sorkin, Witkin, Itkin, Serlin, Sonkin, Orkin, Sorin

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Where is the Sirkin family from?

You can see how Sirkin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sirkin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Sirkin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Sirkin families living in North Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Sirkin's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Sirkin families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sirkin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sirkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sirkin. 30% of Sirkin men worked as a Salesman and 100% of Sirkin women worked as a Stenographer. .

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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

  • Salesman
    30%
  • Executive
    13%
  • Owner
    13%
  • Tailor
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sirkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sirkin 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 638 immigration records available for the last name Sirkin. 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 270 military records available for the last name Sirkin. For the veterans among your Sirkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sirkin lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Sirkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Sirkin in 1963 was 69, and 90 in 2004.

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