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

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  • Artist Painter

    33%
  • Baker

    33%
  • Publishers Clerk

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Turck family was Publishers Clerk. The most common Turck occupation in the UK was Artist Painter. 33% of Turck's were Artist Painters. Artist Painter and Baker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Turck.

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Turck Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Turck

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