Stork Name Meaning

English: from Middle English stork ‘stork’, hence a nickname for a thin man with long legs, or perhaps occasionally a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a stork. In Yorkshire, where the name is most frequent, it may be a habitational name from a place so named (now known as Storkhill), near Beverley. North German: nickname for someone thought to resemble a stork, Middle Low German stork. German: habitational name from a place so named in Hesse.

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


Similar surnames: Stock, Storm, Turk, Stark, Stoop, Stirk, Torr, Starr, Storr, Storch

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Stork Family Origin

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Stork Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stork family was Carpenter. The most common Stork occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Stork's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stork.

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Between 1951 and 2004, Stork life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Stork in 1951 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stork

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