Yerk Name Meaning

Variant of jerke.

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


Similar surnames: Yurk, Berk, Merk, Gerk, Derk, Yerke, Peri, Merz, Yehl, Henk

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Yerk Family Origin

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Yerk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Com. Laborer

    5%
  • Cooper

    5%
  • Day Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, farmer, Com. Laborer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yerk. A less common occupation for the Yerk family was Day Laborer. The most common Yerk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Yerk's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Yerk | Data not to scale

Yerk Historical Records

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Yerk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Yerk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Yerk in 1953 was 42, and 98 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yerk

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