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Turck Name Meaning

Dutch and German (also T(h)ürck): from a vocabulary word meaning ‘Turk’, a nickname for someone who had either fought against the Turks or one who was thought to resemble a Turk in some way, or a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a Turk. German (Alsace): habitational name from shortened forms of place names such as Türkheim.

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


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

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Turck Family Origin

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Turck Family Occupations

What did your Turck ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cycle motor Dealer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Turck. 15% of Turck men worked as a Cycle motor Dealer and 40% of Turck women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Turck were Letter Press Machine Mind and Comptometer Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cycle motor Dealer
    15%
  • Factory Asst Leat Manufacturers Unemployed
    15%
  • Labourer Re Shoe Business
    15%
  • Letter Press Machine Mind
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Cashier
    5%
  • Comptometer Operator
    5%

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

Turck Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Turck Life Expectancy

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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