Dourke Family History

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Dourke Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Bourke, Rourke, Dore, Duke, Bourne, Burke, Durk, Borke, Double, Durie

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Dourke Family Origin

Where is the Dourke family from?

Dourke Family Occupations

What did your Dourke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Sawyer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dourke. 50% of Dourke men worked as a Sawyer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Sawyer
  • Tester

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk

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

Dourke Historical Records

What Dourke family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 89 census records available for the last name Dourke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dourke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Dourke

Passenger List

There are 25 immigration records available for the last name Dourke. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5 military records available for the last name Dourke. For the veterans among your Dourke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dourke Life Expectancy

What is the average Dourke lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dourke 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dourke

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