Spirk Family History

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Spirk Name Meaning

South German: nickname from Alemannic dialect word meaning ‘sparrow’.

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

Similar surnames: Spark, Sirk, Spire, Spirko, Spink, Shirk, Stirn, Stirk, Sprick, Sterk

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Spirk Family Origin

Where is the Spirk family from?

Spirk Family Occupations

What did your Spirk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Spirk occupation in the USA was Butcher. 17% of Spirk's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Spirk family was Clerking. Butcher, Carpenter and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spirk.

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  • Butcher

  • Carpenter

  • Clerk

  • Clerking


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Spirk ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Spirk Historical Records

What Spirk family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Spirk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spirk 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 292 immigration records available for the last name Spirk. 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 345 military records available for the last name Spirk. For the veterans among your Spirk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spirk Life Expectancy

What is the average Spirk lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Spirk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Spirk in 1963 was 61, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spirk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spirk 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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