Yurk Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Jerke, a derivative of a Slavic form of Georg (see George) or of its German variant Jörg.

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


Similar surnames: Turk, York, Burk, Yurko, Yunk, Kurk, Durk, Zuck, Huck, Yerk

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Yurk Family Origin

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Yurk Family Occupations

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  • Expressman

    100%

In 1880, the most common Yurk occupation in the USA was Expressman. 100% of Yurk's were Expressmans.

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Yurk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Yurk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Yurk in 1963 was 76, and 54 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yurk

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