Stirk Name Meaning

English: from Middle English stirk ‘bullock’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble a bullock or metonymic occupational name for someone who had charge of bullocks.

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


Similar surnames: Stork, Stier, Stark, Stock, Turk, Stirn, Starr, Stern, Stiff, Sterk

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Stirk Family Origin

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Stirk Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Moulder

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stirk family was Moulder. The most common Stirk occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Stirk's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stirk.

Source: Census data for Stirk | Data not to scale

Stirk Historical Records

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Stirk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Stirk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Stirk in 1948 was 73, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stirk

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