Roark Name Meaning

Irish: reduced variant spelling of O’Rourke.

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


Similar surnames: Rork, Groark, Rourk, Ruark, Doak, Roarty, Roan, Rourke, Rorke, Rook

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Roark Family Origin

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Roark Family Occupations

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  • Brick Setter Lab

    10%
  • Cabinet Maker

    10%
  • Cotton Card Room Drawer

    10%
  • Hat Box Maker

    10%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Roark family was Hat Box Maker. Brick Setter Lab, Cabinet Maker and Cotton Card Room Drawer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roark. The most common Roark occupation in the UK was Brick Setter Lab. 10% of Roark's were Brick Setter Labs.

Source: Census data for Roark | Data not to scale

Roark Historical Records

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Roark Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Roark life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Roark in 1944 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Roark

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