Burks Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Birks.

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


Similar surnames: Burkes, Berks, Purks, Birks, Barks, Bucks, Burk, Burke, Burns, Bires

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Burks Family Origin

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Burks Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    12%
  • Farm Lab

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Bricklayer

    3%

In 1881, Labourer, Farm Lab and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burks. A less common occupation for the Burks family was Bricklayer. The most common Burks occupation in the UK was Labourer. 12% of Burks's were Labourers.

Source: Census data for Burks | Data not to scale

Burks Historical Records

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Burks Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Burks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Burks in 1942 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burks

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