Stirk Family History

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Stirk Name Meaning

English: from Middle English stirk ‘bullock’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble a bullock or metonymic occupational name for someone who had charge of bullocks.

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

Similar surnames: Stork, Stier, Stark, Stock, Turk, Stirn, Starr, Stern, Stiff, Sterk

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Stirk Family Origin

Where is the Stirk family from?

Stirk Family Occupations

What did your Stirk ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Boot Repairer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Stirk. 1% of Stirk men worked as a Boot Repairer and 49% of Stirk women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stirk were Farmer (grass) and Unpaid Domestic Duti

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Boot Repairer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Commercial Traveller
  • Farmer (grass)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Stirk Historical Records

What Stirk family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Stirk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stirk census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Stirk

Passenger List

There are 805 immigration records available for the last name Stirk. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Stirk. For the veterans among your Stirk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stirk Life Expectancy

What is the average Stirk lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Stirk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Stirk in 1948 was 73, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stirk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stirk 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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