Stork Family History

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Stork Name Meaning

English: from Middle English stork ‘stork’, hence a nickname for a thin man with long legs, or perhaps occasionally a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a stork. In Yorkshire, where the name is most frequent, it may be a habitational name from a place so named (now known as Storkhill), near Beverley. North German: nickname for someone thought to resemble a stork, Middle Low German stork. German: habitational name from a place so named in Hesse.

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

Similar surnames: Stock, Storm, Turk, Stark, Stoop, Stirk, Torr, Starr, Storr, Storch

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Stork Family Origin

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Stork Family Occupations

What did your Stork ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Stork family was Fisherman. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stork. The most common Stork occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Stork's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Fisherman


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

Stork Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Stork. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stork 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Stork. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Stork. For the veterans among your Stork ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stork Life Expectancy

What is the average Stork lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Stork life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Stork in 1951 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stork

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stork 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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