Wirkus Family History

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Wirkus Name Meaning

Lithuanian (Virkus): from derivative of a shortened form of the personal name Virkavas or Virkovas, or possibly from a derivative of Lithuanian virkauti ‘to cry’. Polish: possibly a derivative of Polish dialect wirk, a derivative of wierzch ‘top’.

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


Similar surnames: Mikus, Minkus, Firkus, Norkus, Mickus, Waitkus, Rimkus, Barkus

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Wirkus Family Origin

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Wirkus Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Laborer

    33%

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In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wirkus. The most common Wirkus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Wirkus's were Farmers.

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