Turnock Family History

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Turnock Name Meaning

English (Midlands): unexplained. There is a Turnock Farm in Cheshire, but it is not clear whether the surname arose from the place name or vice versa.

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

Similar surnames: Burdock, Sturrock, Turner, Tunick, Burlock, Turck, Thornock, Turk

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Turnock Family Origin

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Turnock Family Occupations

What did your Turnock ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Turnock occupation in the USA was Engineer. 13% of Turnock's were Engineers. Engineer, Painter and Plasterer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Turnock. A less common occupation for the Turnock family was Brass Founder.

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  • Engineer

  • Painter

  • Plasterer

  • Brass Founder


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

Turnock Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Turnock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Turnock 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 512 immigration records available for the last name Turnock. 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 583 military records available for the last name Turnock. For the veterans among your Turnock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Turnock Life Expectancy

What is the average Turnock lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Turnock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Turnock in 1963 was 77, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Turnock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Turnock 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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