Murk Name Meaning

Americanized or Germanized spelling of Swedish Mörk or Norwegian and Danish Mørk, Mørck, Mørch (see Mork).

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


Similar surnames: Mork, Kurk, Turk, Yurk, Muri, Munk, Purk, Mauck, Yurko, Eury

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Murk Family Origin

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Murk Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    25%
  • Foreman Omnibus Compy

    25%
  • Nailer

    25%
  • Shoemaker Master

    25%

In 1881, Blacksmith, Foreman Omnibus Compy and Nailer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Murk. The most common Murk occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 25% of Murk's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Murk family was Shoemaker Master.

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Murk Historical Records

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Murk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Murk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Murk in 1959 was 34, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Murk

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