Tulk Family History

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Tulk Name Meaning

German: variant of Tolk, Tölke, from the Slavic verb toliti ‘to soothe’. Compare Toelke. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Tolk, an occupational name for an interpreter, Middle Low German tolk, tollik. Altered spelling of German Tölk or Tolk, a habitational name from places so called in former East Prussia.

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

Similar surnames: Tull, Turk, Puls, Tuck, Olk, Tulp, Tuft, Zuck, Sult, Fulp

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Tulk Family Origin

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Tulk Family Occupations

What did your Tulk ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter joiner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Tulk. 2% of Tulk men worked as a Carpenter joiner and 54% of Tulk women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tulk were Groom In Racing Stables and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter joiner
  • Carpenter And Joiner
  • General Labourer
  • Groom In Racing Stables

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Collinder Laundry Hand Coop
  • Domestic Duties

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

Tulk Historical Records

What Tulk family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Tulk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tulk 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tulk. 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 750 military records available for the last name Tulk. For the veterans among your Tulk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tulk Life Expectancy

What is the average Tulk lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Tulk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Tulk in 1952 was 32, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tulk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tulk 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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