Sark Family History

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Sark Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Saric, Seric with loss of the unstressed vowel (see Surridge 1).

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

Similar surnames: Mark, Park, Sack, Lark, Bark, Hark, Spark, Sara, Dark, Sank

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Sark Family Origin

Where is the Sark family from?

Sark Family Occupations

What did your Sark ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carpenter, Coalminer and Foreman At Coal Wharf (Dr) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sark. The most common Sark occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 17% of Sark's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Sark family was Housekeeper.

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  • Carpenter

  • Coalminer

  • Foreman At Coal Wharf (Dr)

  • Housekeeper


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sark ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sark Historical Records

What Sark family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Sark. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sark 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 519 immigration records available for the last name Sark. 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 526 military records available for the last name Sark. For the veterans among your Sark ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sark Life Expectancy

What is the average Sark lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Sark life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Sark in 1953 was 33, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sark

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sark ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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