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Van Kirk Name Meaning

Altered form of Dutch Van (den) Kerck, a topographic name for someone who lived by a church, Middle Dutch kerke, or a habitational name for someone from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Van Tine, Van Dorn, Van Wyk, Van Slyke, Van Noord, Van Ark, Van Oort

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Van Kirk Family Origin

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Van Kirk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Van Kirk family was Carpenter. The most common Van Kirk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Van Kirk's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Kirk.

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Van Kirk Historical Records

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Van Kirk Life Expectancy

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