Hark Name Meaning

English: perhaps a derivative of Middle English herkien ‘to listen’ (compare Harker 2). Dutch and Belgian: habitational name from St-Lambrechts-Herk or Herk-de-Stad in the Belgian province of Limburg, which take their names from the Herk river. Probably an altered spelling of German Harke.

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


Similar surnames: Mark, Hard, Harp, Hart, Bark, Harke, Lark, Park, Hawk, Wark

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Hark Family Origin

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Hark Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • School

    29%
  • Bricklayer

    14%

In 1881, Farmer and School were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hark. A less common occupation for the Hark family was Bricklayer. The most common Hark occupation in Canada was Farmer. 57% of Hark's were Farmers.

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Between 1959 and 2004, Hark life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Hark in 1959 was 55, and 66 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hark

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