Morken Family History

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Morken Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named, from the definite form of Old Norse mork ‘wood’. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murcháin ‘descendant of Murchán’, a diminutive of the personal name Murchadh (see Murphy).

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


Similar surnames: Marken, Moren, Mork, Moran, Mogen, Morren, Loken, Morden, Morgen

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Morken Family Origin

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Morken Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayer Employing 1 Labourer

    50%
  • Grinder

    50%

In 1881, Bricklayer Employing 1 Labourer and Grinder were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Morken. The most common Morken occupation in the UK was Bricklayer Employing 1 Labourer. 50% of Morken's were Bricklayer Employing 1 Labourers.

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Morken Historical Records

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Morken Life Expectancy

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