Hark Name Meaning

English: perhaps a derivative of Middle English herkien ‘to listen’ (compare Harker 2). Dutch and Belgian: habitational name from St-Lambrechts-Herk or Herk-de-Stad in the Belgian province of Limburg, which take their names from the Herk river. Probably an altered spelling of German Harke.

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


Similar surnames: Mark, Hard, Harp, Hart, Bark, Harke, Lark, Park, Hawk, Wark

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Hark Family Origin

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Hark Family Occupations

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  • Fish Porter

    18%
  • "Ag" Engine Driver

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Farm Lbr

    9%

In 1881, Fish Porter, "Ag" Engine Driver and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hark. A less common occupation for the Hark family was Farm Lbr. The most common Hark occupation in the UK was Fish Porter. 18% of Hark's were Fish Porters.

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Hark Historical Records

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Hark Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, Hark life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Hark in 1959 was 55, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hark

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