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Vork Surname Meaning

Danish: variant of Work

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


Similar surnames: Work, Bork, Mork, Volk, Hord, Zirk, Yori, Rock, Kirk, Yock

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Where is the Vork family from?

You can see how Vork families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vork family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Vork families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 5 Vork families living in Berkshire. This was about 56% of all the recorded Vork's in United Kingdom. Berkshire had the highest population of Vork families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vork surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vork ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Vork. 33% of Vork men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Vork women worked as a Stenographer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    33%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Vork. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vork 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 237 immigration records available for the last name Vork. 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 981 military records available for the last name Vork. For the veterans among your Vork ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vork lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Vork life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Vork in 1966 was 81, and 80 in 2004.

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