Odekirk Family History

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Odekirk Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name of German origin, from Odenkirchen near Rheydt (North Rhine-Westphalia), or from Adinkerke, the spelling Odekirk being a reflection of the local pronunciation.

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


Similar surnames: Derick, Dirk, Demick, Bodeker, Derk, Ideker, Buskirk, Oder, Ouderkirk

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Odekirk Family Origin

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Odekirk Family Occupations

What did your Odekirk ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Odekirk. 34% of Odekirk men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Odekirk women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Odekirk were Truck Driver and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    28%
  • Manager
    19%
  • Billing Clerk
    19%
  • Housewife
    19%

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

Odekirk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Odekirk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Odekirk 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 30 immigration records available for the last name Odekirk. 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 563 military records available for the last name Odekirk. For the veterans among your Odekirk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Odekirk Life Expectancy

What is the average Odekirk lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Odekirk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Odekirk in 1956 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

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