Durk Name Meaning

English: variant of Dark. German (Dürk): variant of Türk ‘Turk’, a nickname for a wild or unruly person, or sometimes for a prisoner of war (from the Turkish Wars). German: possibly a variant of Dirk.

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


Similar surnames: Turk, Duck, Burk, Derk, Kurk, Dark, Durm, Yurk, Durr, Darr

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Durk Family Origin

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Durk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Labour

    14%
  • Tobaconist

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Durk family was Tobaconist. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Labour were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Durk. The most common Durk occupation in Canada was Farmer. 57% of Durk's were Farmers.

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Durk Historical Records

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Durk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Durk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Durk in 1962 was 81, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Durk

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