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Turck Surname Meaning

German Flemish and French (Nord Alsace and Lorraine): variant of German and Dutch Turk French Turc nicknames meaning ‘Turk’. Americanized form of Slovenian and Croatian Turk ‘Turk’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Turk, Turek, Turco, Burck, Torok, Munck, Terek, Huck, Durick, Turi

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Where is the Turck family from?

You can see how Turck families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Turck family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Turck families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 9 Turck families living in Devon. This was about 43% of all the recorded Turck's in United Kingdom. Devon had the highest population of Turck families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Turck surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Turck ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Turck. 80% of Turck women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    80%
  • Teacher
    20%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Turck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Turck census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Turck. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Turck lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Turck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Turck in 1951 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

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