Rorke Name Meaning

Irish: reduced and altered form of O’Rourke.

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


Similar surnames: Rork, Rourke, Rorie, Morken, Roske, Roche, Borke, Remke, Rock, Ripke

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Rorke Family Origin

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Rorke Family Occupations

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  • Housekeeper

    8%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Charwoman

    4%

In 1881, Housekeeper, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rorke. A less common occupation for the Rorke family was Charwoman. The most common Rorke occupation in the UK was Housekeeper. 8% of Rorke's were Housekeepers.

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Rorke Historical Records

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Rorke Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Rorke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Rorke in 1957 was 56, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rorke

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