Buerk Name Meaning

German (Bürk): from a short form of the personal name Burkhardt, a variant of Burkhart.

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


Similar surnames: Burk, Berk, Merk, Buer, Erk, Duer, Boers, Juers, Bert, Bern

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Buerk Family Origin

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Buerk Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    33%
  • Boot & Shoe Dealer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Works In Organ Factory

    17%

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In 1880, Butcher, Boot & Shoe Dealer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buerk. The most common Buerk occupation in the USA was Butcher. 33% of Buerk's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Buerk family was Works In Organ Factory.

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Buerk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Buerk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Buerk in 1941 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buerk

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