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Yurkovich Family History

Yurkovich Name Meaning

Ukrainian (standard transliteration Yurkovych) and Belorussian: patronymic from the personal name Yurko and its Belorussian equivalent Yurka pet forms of Ukrainian Yuriy and Belorussian Yuray equivalents of Greek Geōrgios (see George ). Americanized form of Croatian Jurković Slovak and Slovenian Jurkovič (see Jurkovic compare Jurkovich and Yurkovic ). Jewish (from Bessarabia): habitational name for someone from Yurkovtsy in Ukraine.

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


Similar surnames: Jurkovich, Vuckovich, Markovich, Turkovich, Perkovich, Berkovich

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Where is the Yurkovich family from?

You can see how Yurkovich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yurkovich family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Yurkovich families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 26% of all the recorded Yurkovich's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Yurkovich families in 1920.
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What did your Yurkovich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Assembler were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Yurkovich. 38% of Yurkovich men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Yurkovich women worked as an Assembler. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yurkovich were Farmer and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    38%
  • Miner
    12%
  • New Worker
    11%
  • Farmer
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Assembler
    20%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Maid
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 127 immigration records available for the last name Yurkovich. 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 Cards

There are 476 military records available for the last name Yurkovich. For the veterans among your Yurkovich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yurkovich lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Yurkovich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Yurkovich in 1956 was 60, and 68 in 2004.

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