Dark Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone with dark hair or a dark complexion, from Middle English darke, Old English deorc ‘dark’. In England, the surname is most frequent in the West Country.

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


Similar surnames: Mark, Lark, Park, Dart, Bark, Hark, Wark, Sark, Dack, Durk

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Dark Family Origin

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Dark Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dark. The most common Dark occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Dark's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dark family was Coal Miner.

Source: Census data for Dark | Data not to scale

Dark Historical Records

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Dark Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Dark life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Dark in 1943 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dark

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