Rork Name Meaning

Irish: reduced and altered form of O’Rourke.

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


Similar surnames: Rorke, Rourk, Roark, Rook, York, Fork, Ronk, Bork, Reek, Corn

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Rork Family Origin

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Rork Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    20%
  • General Lab

    13%
  • Labourer

    13%
  • Corn Merchant

    7%

In 1881, the most common Rork occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 20% of Rork's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, General Lab and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rork. A less common occupation for the Rork family was Corn Merchant.

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Rork Historical Records

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Rork Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Rork life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Rork in 1945 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rork

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