Newkirk Family History

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Newkirk Name Meaning

Americanized form of the Dutch topographic name Nieuwekerk ‘new church’ (see Neikirk).

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

Similar surnames: Neikirk, Newmark, Buskirk, Nikirk, Newlin, Newborn, Neukirch, Selkirk

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Newkirk Family Origin

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Newkirk Family Occupations

What did your Newkirk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Newkirk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Newkirk's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Newkirk. A less common occupation for the Newkirk family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Newkirk ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Newkirk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 47,000 census records available for the last name Newkirk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newkirk census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Newkirk. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Newkirk. For the veterans among your Newkirk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Newkirk Life Expectancy

What is the average Newkirk lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Newkirk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Newkirk in 1946 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Newkirk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Newkirk 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.

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