Purk Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Burk 1.

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


Similar surnames: Kurk, Burk, Puff, Pund, Tuck, Plunk, Murk, Pulk, Puck, Purks

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Purk Family Origin

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Purk Family Occupations

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  • At Home

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Purk occupation in the USA was At Home. 100% of Purk's were At Homes.

Source: Census data for Purk | Data not to scale

Purk Historical Records

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Purk Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Purk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Purk in 1954 was 44, and 58 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Purk

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