Tulk Family History

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Tulk Name Meaning

German: variant of Tolk, Tölke, from the Slavic verb toliti ‘to soothe’. Compare Toelke. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Tolk, an occupational name for an interpreter, Middle Low German tolk, tollik. Altered spelling of German Tölk or Tolk, a habitational name from places so called in former East Prussia.

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

Similar surnames: Tull, Turk, Puls, Tuck, Olk, Tulp, Tuft, Zuck, Sult, Fulp

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Tulk Family Origin

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Tulk Family Occupations

What did your Tulk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tulk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Tulk's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tulk family was Stock Raiser. Farmer, Farm Hand and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tulk.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Hand

  • Laborer

  • Stock Raiser


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

Tulk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Tulk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tulk 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tulk. 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 750 military records available for the last name Tulk. For the veterans among your Tulk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tulk Life Expectancy

What is the average Tulk lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Tulk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Tulk in 1952 was 32, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tulk 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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